Sunday , 24 September 2017

Category: TECHNOLOGIES

Meet Pepper, a robot who can read your emotions

By The Associated Press A cooing, gesturing humanoid on wheels that can decipher emotions has been unveiled in Japan by billionaire Masayoshi Son. ...Read the news Source: CBC - T ...

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Fredericton students capture near-space images with balloon-cam

By CBC News Some middle school students in Fredericton managed to send a balloon to the edge of the atmosphere and captured the journey through an on-board camera they recovered w ...

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Monarch butterfly decline linked to spread of GM crops

By Emily Chung The spread of genetically modified crops is, indirectly, the biggest cause of the monarch butterfly's decline, a new study suggests. ...Read the news Source: CBC - ...

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Science confirms you will never lose those extra pounds

By Kelly Crowe There's a disturbing truth that is emerging from the science of obesity, Kelly Crowe reports. After years of study, it's becoming apparent that it's nearly impossib ...

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Electric car with massive range in demo by Phinergy, Alcoa

By CBC News Your electric car may soon be able to cruise the highway all day without stopping or recharging - new technology demonstrated in Montreal this week can extend the rang ...

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Piracy websites earn millions from mainstream advertising

By Ryan Nakashima - Associated Press Premium brands including Walmart, McDonald's, Google, Microsoft and Ford are unwittingly having their ads support content thieves, a study fin ...

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Ichthyosaur fossil 'graveyard' found in Chile

By Reuters Paleontologists have discovered nearly 50 entire ichthyosaur fossils in southern Chile, one of the best finds of its kind to date, they said on Tuesday. ...Read the new ...

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Wild bees check in at Toronto's Fairmont Royal York Hotel

By CBC News There's no doorman, but Toronto's iconic Fairmont Royal York Hotel is hoping a new structure will attract thousands of wild bees to its rooftop. ...Read the news Sourc ...

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Plains Midstream fined $1.3M for 2 oil spills in Alberta rivers, wetlands

By The Canadian Press A pipeline company has been fined after pleading guilty in two spills that sent a total of nearly five million litres of oil into Alberta rivers and wetlands ...

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Drone licences being considered for film and TV producers

By Reuters U.S. aviation authorities are considering allowing the U.S. film and television industry to use unmanned aircraft, or drones, for the first time. ...Read the news Sourc ...

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