Historically, the Canadian government supported Canadian innovation and discovery. This support will be threatened if a Conservative government is voted in.
Regulating Sidewalk Labs proposed developments poses new challenges for assigning responsibility and oversight.
Technological stewardship is a set of values that provide members of the engineering community with guidance for responsible, responsive and agile approaches to design and implementation.
Using machine learning and natural language processing, researchers are developing an algorithm that can distinguish between real and fake news articles.
The Canadian Long Range Plan 2020 for astronomy and astrophysics builds on Canadian research's previous success to extend Canada's role.
The first ever Canadian-led large project on one of the world's leading telescopes will investigate how the birth and death of galaxies are affected by their environment.
The recent nuclear explosions in Russia serve as a reminder of the threat that nuclear weapons pose. Canada is uniquely situated to work toward the elimination of nuclear weapons globally.
The place of Huawei in Canada's 5G network, and the associated national security implications, will be a key issue for the next federal government.
The adverse environmental impacts of academic travel are known. It is now up to institutions to determine how to adapt to these impacts.
Science communication online is important to the intellectual work of scientists.
As our societies lose paper trails and increasingly rely on digital information, historians, and their grasps of context, will become more important than ever.
Stem cells show much promise, both for testing drugs and for treating disease. But the hype around them has been dangerous, as most treatments are in very experimental stages and can cause harm.
An increasing demand for sex robots is concerning, as there are ethical concerns about a possible related increase in gender-based violence.
Claims that tweets on the Canadian election are the work of bot accounts, without empirical evidence or verification, need to be taken with a grain of salt.
Canadian technology start-ups that incorporate an approach that learns from failure tend to perform and innovate with greater success than start-ups that seek to assign blame.
Researchers examined how youth on three continents think about digital technology today and conducted an experiment to learn what youth said after living without their phones for a week.
Mathematics researchers have developed a technique for detecting autism that could eventually make a diagnostic process faster and less stressful for children and families.
Global phosphate production is set to peak in 2030, around the same time the world's population will reach nine billion. As a finite resource, a phosphate shortage will effect global food production.
When students practice green chemistry, they learn to think critically about the global impact of their field and become more passionate about studying chemical transformation.
A recent article in The Atlantic called for a "new science of progress" - this is dangerous and ignores the academic study of the history of human development.