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New Windows 10 updates causing massive problems for some users
One of the big changes Microsoft introduced in Windows 10 was mandatory updates. It’s easy to see why the software giant believed this was a good idea -- reducing the number of unpatched systems is great news for everyone -- but it does mean when a bad up
4 facts about the pink full moon
Although it's not actually pink in colour, April's full moon has historically been a sign of the arrival of spring. And tonight when it rises, it will coincide with a partial lunar eclipse.
UBC professor develops marijuana breathalyzer
As the federal government prepares to unveil its marijuana legislation next spring, a researcher at the University of British Columbia has successfully created a breathalyzer test capable of measuring THC levels.
Underwater arrowheads, tools dazzle Maritime historians
Archeologists investigate the discovery of hundreds of Mi'kmaq artifacts in the mud along Nova Scotia's Mersey River. Hundreds of arrowheads and tools, some 8,000 years old, were discovered last summer along the Mersey River
The race to get an earthquake early warning system in B.C.
Collaboration between research, private and government sectors means an earthquake early warning system could be just around the corner for B.C. It's a race against a ticking time bomb — to get an earthquake early warning system in place before the next b
Canadian researchers studying impact of long-term space flight
Canadian researchers are taking an upside-down approach to better understand the impact of long-term space flight on the human body. The 20 test subjects will be completely immobilized, meaning all activity will take place in their beds, from eating, show
Pink potato among 16 new kinds of spuds touted by Ottawa
Bright pink and purple are the hot new fashion colours for Spring 2016, if you're a potato. The federal government has licensed colourful new breeds for sale in the marketplace, hinting that a rainbow of spuds won't be a dud.
Reversible fuel cell goes both ways for the US Navy
Boeing has delivered a new type of fuel cell to the US Navy for testing that can both store energy and generate electricity. Called a "reversible solid oxide fuel cell," it's designed to provide a more sustainable source of power.
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