Tuesday , 17 October 2017

Category: TECHNOLOGIES

China blocks CBC website after story about offshore accounts

By CBC News The websites of several major news outlets, including the CBC and the Guardian, have been blocked in China following worldwide stories about how relatives of current a ...

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Turn down heat to reduce obesity risk, scientists propose

By CBC News <img title=" Senior woman adjusting her thermostat Image ID: 88666006 Release information: Signed model release filed with Shutterstock, Inc. Copyright: Paul V ...

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Salamander jumping ability has a surprising twist

By Matt Kwong An analysis of the physics of how salamanders jump reveals a "new way to get vertical lift for animals," according to a researcher who presented the findings at a bi ...

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Google Glass moviegoer grilled by federal agents at Jack Ryan film

By The Associated Press Federal authorities say they questioned an Ohio man they suspected of recording a movie in a theatre with his Google Glass computer-in-eyeglass device. ... ...

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Hate doctors' waiting rooms? Get a text when it's your turn

By CBC News A new electronic system already in operation at some Quebec clinics allows patients at doctors' offices to leave while waiting for health care, for a small fee, and th ...

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New technology aims to empty doctor's office waiting rooms

By CBC News A new electronic system allows patients at doctor's offices to leave while waiting for health care, for a small fee, and the company pledges it wants to bring the tech ...

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Fever-reducing meds encourage spread of flu: McMaster report

By CBC News Taking over-the-counter flu medication and going into work or school when you are sick with the flu is exactly what doctors tell you not to do. Now, a group of McMaste ...

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Climate change: 2013 ranked 4th warmest year

By CBC News The year 2013 was the fourth warmest on Earth since scientists began recording global average temperatures 134 years ago, U.S. climatologists announced today. ...Read ...

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Mars mystery rock 'looks like a jelly doughnut'

By CBC News A mysterious Martian rock about the size of a pastry and resembling a powdered jelly doughnut seems to have materialized in front of the rover Opportunity, and NASA sc ...

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Seniors' smartphone usage low among Canadians

By The Canadian Press A majority of Canadian seniors now own a cellphone but only a small number have made the leap to using a smartphone, suggests a report by the Media Technolog ...

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