Put down the phone and experience the eclipse, Neil deGrasse Tyson says

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​Prominent astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has a suggestion for anyone with a view of next week’s solar eclipse: Put down your smartphone and take in the phenomenon yourself.  More...

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By admin On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Updating 'briefcase law': defence lawyers try to end warrantless smartphone searches at border

Do you have a reasonable expectation of privacy at the border? The government has consistently argued no, but court cases across Canada dispute that.  More...

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By admin On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Sports hype of platelet-rich plasma 'powerful marketing tool' but distorts the science

When injured elite athletes talk about using platelet-rich plasma, the coverage rarely discusses the limitations or efficacy of the technique, a new study suggests.  More...

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By admin On Monday, August 14th, 2017
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U.K. cybersecurity researcher Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty to U.S. charges

A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information More...

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Queen bees less likely to lay eggs, start colony after insecticide exposure

Queen bumblebees exposed to thiamethoxam, a commonly used insecticide, may never lay eggs, something that would threaten the insect population, according to researchers.  More...

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Pace of TV cord-cutting slowed 22% in first half of 2017

Canada’s biggest TV providers lost almost a quarter fewer customers in the first half of 2017 as they did the same time last year, a new report shows.  More...

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By admin On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Karim Baratov, alleged Yahoo hacker, will bypass extradition hearing and go to U.S. to fight charges

Karim Baratov, the 22-year-old charged in connection with an American probe into a Yahoo hacking operation, will not stand for a scheduled extradition hearing this fall, his lawyer told CBC News on Friday.  More...

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Karim Baratov, alleged Yahoo hacker, will bypass hearing and go to U.S. to fight charges

Karim Baratov, the 22-year-old charged in connection with an American probe into a Yahoo hacking operation, will not stand for a scheduled extradition hearing this fall, his lawyer told CBC News on Friday.  More...

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Federal action to protect right whales encouraging, say environmental groups

The Canadian Wildlife Federation and World Wildlife Fund both have words of praise for action taken Friday by the federal government to protect endangered right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.  More...

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Engraved prehistoric human bones suggest ritualistic cannibalism: study

Engravings on a human bone from a prehistoric archaeological site in a cave in southern England shows that human cannibals ate their prey and then performed ritualistic burials with the remains, scientists said More...