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Diabetes could be cured as scientists find cause of disease
Diabetes could be cured after scientists discovered that toxic clumps of a hormone stop cells producing insulin. Scientists at Manchester University have found that both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are driven by the same underlying mechanism. The findings
Tool-wielding grizzly bears smarter than the rest: study
It may no longer be good enough to hang your food in a tree to keep it away from bears when you go camping, according to a first-of-its-kind study at the Washington State University Bear Research Education and Conservation Center.
Man's teeth break on metal inside candy
When Lance Learmonth bit into his Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, it bit him back. The 73-year-old retiree was sitting in his home near Biggar, eating the chocolatecovered peanut butter candies while he watched TV.
TSX hits new all-time high
Canada's benchmark stock index hit a new all-time record high of 15,534 on Wednesday, buoyed by higher commodity prices and despite some shaky corporate profits.
Quebec farmed mink set free by intruder
Wildlife officials say hundreds and possibly more than 1,000 mink are on the loose from a Monteregie fur farm after an intruder broke in and opened all the cages.
Western Scrub Jays Are Capable of Metacognition
When you do not know the answer to a question, say, a crossword puzzle hint, you realize your shortcomings and devise a strategy for finding the missing information. The ability to identify the state of your knowledge—thinking about thinking—is known as m
NFL to Coldplay: Pay to Play the Super Bowl
The National Football League doesn't usually pay the act that performs at halftime during the Super Bowl. But in a twist this year, the league has asked artists under consideration for the high-profile gig to pay to play.
Did you see it' Huge meteor spotted across southern B.C.
A massive fireball seen streaking across the sky Monday night may have been part of the Perseid meteor shower. People across B.C.’s Lower Mainland took to social media describing what they thought may have been a meteor around 10:15 p.m. Witnesses describ
Steve Moore reaches settlement with Todd Bertuzzi: reports
Less than three weeks from the start of a lengthy civil trial and after eight years of litigation, former Colorado Avalanche Steve Moore has reached a settlement with Todd Bertuzzi and the Vancouver Canucks, according to media reports.
Tattoo removal business booming as inked teens grow up
Tattoos have gone from being something you get in prison or the army to a popular fashion statement. But what's fashionable one decade may appear horribly outdated in the next, and that's causing Canada's tattoo removal industry to boom.
Don Pardo, former voice of SNL, dead at 96
Don Pardo, the durable television and radio announcer whose booming baritone became as much a part of the cultural landscape as the shows and products he touted, died Monday. He was 96.
Hitchhiking robot charms its way across Canada
He has dipped his boots in Lake Superior, crashed a wedding and attended an Aboriginal powwow. A talking, bucket-bodied robot has enthralled Canadians since it departed from Halifax last month on a...
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