Science

Rick Zamperin: Forget about neg. list players, CFL should focus on its own guys

The CFL has finally taken the wraps off the top-secret neg. list in an effort to generate more buzz about the league during the offseason.

A U.S. program on dark energy, ‘the most mysterious fact in all of physical science,’ may get the axe

The fate of the universe, as well as the nature of physics, scientists say, depends on the nature of this dark energy

Edmonton doctor helped develop new medical marijuana guidelines

According to Dr. Michael Allen, director of medicine at the University of Alberta, more research still needs to be done on cannabinoids as a...

Science, politics and the quest to secure Africa's sustainable food future

A man walks through a greenhouse in October 2017 at a learning centre in Uganda where sustainable agriculture techniques, such as drought-resistant...

Privatizing the International Space Station could actually be good for Canada: experts

Privatizing the ISS could provide Canada's intergalactic-minded companies with a chance to get in on the action.

Fortney: 21st-century parenting brings on new challenges

When Judy Arnall gave birth to her first child, it was the early 1990s, years before the smartphone, with its attendant non-stop videos and social...

Guelph-based Linamar part of $950-million ‘superclusters’ funding

The supercluster proposal was led by Guelph-based Linamar Corporation on behalf of a coalition of more than 140 partners.

Terry Fox’s epic Marathon of Hope showcased at Edmonton’s Telus World of Science

An extensive look at Terry Fox's inspirational Marathon of Hope will be on display at the Telus World of Science (TWOS) starting on Friday.

It's taken thousands of years, but Western science is finally catching up to Traditional Knowledge

A team of researchers in northern Australia have documented kites and falcons, "firehawks," intentionally carrying burning sticks to spread...

Glowing salamanders shed light on evolution

Hillary Maddin wanted to look inside the heads of animals as they grow to adulthood, so she found a unique method: Grafting glow-in-the-dark pieces...

NRC tweaks slick outfits so events aren't a drag for Olympic speedsters

Some of the most important high-speed training for our Olympic athletes takes them inside a tunnel, where they stand very still. There’s a wind...

Important Valentine's Day news: A peach or a raspberry is a rose

The real rose family is one of the weirdest groups in nature — not a garden of long-stemmed flowers but more than 4,000 species of trees, fruits,...

This experiment was designed to make people fall in love – and it worked

Can you choose to fall in love with someone? Mandy Len Catron and her date Mark tested that intriguing idea by repeating a laboratory experiment...

SpaceX Falcon Heavy: Video offers close-up view of rocket boosters landing

Video posted by Florida residents offer a close-up look at the rocket boosters from the Spacex Falcon Heavy returning safely to Earth.

‘Everybody only sees or hears Mary Poppins’: American woman woke up with a British accent and still speaks with it two years later

'It was hard, because I was really struggling,' said Myers. 'I have come to terms with the fact I might sound like this forever. I...