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  • Hyperloop technology will revolutionize transportation, but it has to get off the ground first - TransPod Downtown Toronto

    A hyperloop is a vacuum-sealed tube that would theoretically allow pods of humans to travel at speeds close to the speed of sound. It might sound like science fiction, but it's closer to reality than you might think.

  • Common genetic trait links human and doggy friendliness - Bridgett vonHoldt

    Scientists studying the genetic basis for dog friendliness have found it comes from a portion of their genome that is similar to the area in the human genome that relates to sociability.

  • Couple catches slow, snaky death of rare Canadian salamander found only in Manitoba - Plains garter snake eats eastern tiger salamander in Manitoba

    It was a sunny July day on the Prairies when Laura Reeves witnessed the slow death of a secretive amphibian in southeastern Manitoba that isn't found anywhere else in Canada.

  • Elephant seals have rhythm and they know how to use it - elephant-seal-rhythm

    New research published in the journal Current Biology finds that elephant seals identify breeding rivals by the rhythm of their vocal calls, much the way humans can discern accents and vocal tone.

  • Police ran 2nd dark web marketplace as sting to spot drug deals - Sessions Cybercrime

    In an innovative blow against illicit internet commerce, cyberpolice shut down the world's leading "dark net" marketplace, AlphaBay — then quietly seized a second bazaar, the Hansa Market, to amass intelligence on illicit drug merchants and buyers.

  • Cash to protect forests: Pilot program in Uganda finds it works - Uganda Zika Forest

    Deforestation dropped by more than half in Ugandan villages where land owners were paid about $28 per hectare each year if they preserved their trees, according to the study from U.S. researchers published in the journal Science.

  • Elon Musk speaks about Hyperloop, Mars mission - FALCON 9 IN THE HANGAR AFTER FLIGHT

    Elon Musk announced Thursday afternoon that he'd received verbal approval for a Hyperloop from New York City to Washington, D.C. A day earlier, Musk revealed that he hasn't given up on his Mars dreams but that his Falcon Heavy and Crew Dragon plans have met some unforeseen obstacles.

  • Dark web's largest illegal marketplace, founded by Canadian, shut down by U.S. - sessions dark web

    U.S. Justice Department officials say an internet marketplace for drugs, counterfeit goods, weapons, hacking tools and other illicit items has been shut down.

  • Fear of predation may be enough to push small groups of animals to extinction - Mantis

    Fear of predation may play a role in pushing small populations of vulnerable species to extinction, a new Canadian study has found.

  • Google delivers a Street View tour of the International Space Station - International Space Station

    When Google Street View wanted to show everyone the inside of the International Space Station, it took some innovation and the help of an astronaut.

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