CBC News: Ebola outbreak help extends from space
July 21, 2015Space technology such as satellite images and telemedicine could play a bigger role in helping to control the Ebola outbreak that's killed more than 11,250 people, a Canadian doctor says. Read full article here.
Toronto Star: The fallout from unfriending social media friends, followers
July 16, 2015‘Cleanup’ can be liberating but beware the egos you’ll bruise, the potentially valuable contacts you can lose. After Jill Kennedy finished high school, she decided to conduct a purge of her Facebook friends list — a move she now regrets. Read full article here.
CBC News: Victoria Island impact crater lures scientists, astronauts
July 13, 2015Scientists are hoping a detailed investigation of the Tunnunik impact crater — a 45-kilometre-wide rock-covered depression on the High Arctic's Victoria Island — can help explain how the planetary-like landscape was formed. Read full article here.
The New York Times: Climate Change Is Shrinking Where Bumblebees Range, Research Finds
July 10, 2015Climate change has narrowed the range where bumblebees are found in North America and Europe in recent decades, according to a study published Thursday. Read full article here.
CBC Hamilton: Jurassic World: An evolutionary scientist’s take on the blockbuster hit
July 9, 2015When Dr. Hendrik Poinar went to see mega-blockbuster Jurassic World, he admits he had to turn off his brain a little. Poinar is the scientist whose research might some day lead to bringing ancient, extinct animals like the woolly mammoth back to life. Read full article here.
24h Toronto: Research Matters University Discoveries that Save Lives
July 6, 2015If you've been prescribed medication recently, you may have noticed a label warning you not to take your pills with grapefruit. The popular fruit boasts many health benefits but it can also heighten the potency of some medications, increasing the risk of unintentional overdose. Read full article on page 10 here.