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  • #BugsR4Girls: How 8-year-old Sophia Spencer co-authored a scientific paper on bugs - sophia and morgan

    Sarnia, Ont., first-grader Sophia Spencer hated it when classmates taunted her for her love of insects, but seeing them kill her pet grasshoppers for fun was even worse.

  • Help from above: Canadian satellite assists with hurricane recovery, other natural disasters - Tropical Weather

    As a founding member of the International Charter on Space and Natural Disasters, the Canadian Space Agency has been called upon to help monitor the devastation brought on by hurricanes, earthquakes and other major disasters. The agency says 2017 has been a busy year.

  • Asteroid mining could support space economies, colonies - TransAstra Concept Image

    A team of researchers are planning to send robotic spacecraft into outer space, land near asteroids hurtling through the abyss and mine them for water, metals and other elements that will make colonizing space that much easier.

  • Facebook plans better 'election integrity,' Trump says it's part of 'Russia hoax' - Facebook-Visual Posts

    A day after Facebook acknowledged the role advertising on its platform played in the 2016 U.S. election, President Donald Trump said it was all part of the “Russia hoax” and the Kremlin denied placing any ads.

  • Snow crab fishery to keep 'sustainable' label amid endangered whale deaths - whale rescue, Bay of Fundy

    The world's leading "ecolabel" is set to once again certify as sustainable the Gulf of St. Lawrence snow crab fishery, even though North Atlantic right whales are being killed by fishing gear.

  • Uber stripped of London licence, vows to appeal - Uber app

    London's transport regulator on Friday stripped Uber of its licence to operate from the end of the month, affecting over 40,000 drivers in a huge blow to the taxi app.

  • Privacy commissioner aims to start more investigations rather than wait for complaints - Privacy Commissioner 20170921 annual report 2017

    To make the most of its current powers, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner is shifting more resources into proactive investigations, rather than waiting for people to make complaints.

  • Plenty of rain and thriving plants made it a 'crazy great summer' for monarchs and other insects - Monarch butterfly

    Whether it's a monarch flapping elegantly in your garden or a wasp showing up at your picnic, Toronto's summer weather has been a boon for insects.

  • Citizen scientists track humpback health 1 photo at a time - Reg Kempen and Kris Prince

    Save your photos of whale tails. You could be a citizen scientist!

  • Archeologist finds sunken German submarine from WWI - sunken-german-uboat

    The well-preserved wreck of a First World War German submarine, possibly still containing the remains of its 23 crew members, has been found off the Belgian coast.

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