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New dinosaur finds soar in 'golden age' of discovery
This year, paleontologists unearthed skeletons of two titanosaurs, the biggest dinosaurs ever found; spinosaurus, the first semi-aquatic dinosaur; the first feathered plant-eating dinosaur, and many more. Where are all these new dinosaurs coming from?
Denying Problems When We Don’t Like the Solutions
There may be a scientific answer for why conservatives and liberals disagree so vehemently over the existence of issues like climate change and specific types of crime.
A new study from Duke University finds that people will evaluate scientific evidenc
The Physics of the Hendo Hoverboard
Image: Hendo Hoverboards This hoverboard looks like the real deal - unlike the recent fake hoverboard. Although I'm not exactly sure how the Hendo Hoverbo works, I have a pretty good guess.
Siding Spring comet buzzes Mars
'We certainly have fingers crossed for the first images of a comet from the surface of another world,' said NASA program scientist Kelly Fast
Why Canadian astronauts secretly hate Chris Hadfield
The head of NASA startled an Ottawa audience Thursday when he announced out of the blue: “Chris Hadfield is infamous.”
Charles Bolden, as NASA’s administrator, is Hadfield’s former boss. And over lunch with the Canadian Club he started to improvise.
Scientists found sign of 14000-year-old settlement in Canada
A team of archeologists at the University of Victoria may be on the verge of discovering signs of ancient human life at the bottom of the ocean. The underwater find appears to be an ancient fish weir — a man-made channel used to catch fish — near the sout
Mice given human brain gene learned tasks faster
Scientists have spliced a key human brain gene into mice. In the first study designed to assess how partially 'humanizing' brains of a different species affects key cognitive functions, scientists reported on Monday that mice carrying a human gene associa
Canada's War on Science Brings Us International Shame
Canada's so-called "War on Science" has made international headlines, especially after deep funding cuts led to the closure of some of Canada's most important research centres. A push to prioritize economic gains over basic research is endangering science
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