Our fear of spiders is driven by a lack of information, but these fascinating creatures are often more harmless than harmful.
Male plainfin midshipman fish take care of their nests and offspring, but climate change is threatening their ability to do so.
With changing student demographics, STEM programs need to provide different supports to accommodate the needs of women returning to education after a break.
In Saskatchewan, nuclear research is being conducted with medical and energy applications. The public should be consulted when developing nuclear policy to apply and benefit from these discoveries.
Despite the fact that rare diseases aren't actually so rare, it appears they suffer from a branding problem in Canada.
Myopia is a major risk factor for serious eye diseases. It has become epidemic among children, particularly because of their heavy use of electronic devices.
A new study in Nature finds that large research teams develop recent ideas, while small teams conduct more disruptive and innovative research.
The Star Trek formula for sustainable urban innovation: collaborate, share, use technology for the greater good and invest in people.
Smart city planning raises concerns with citizens regarding privacy and the use of their data.
Wishing you a Happy International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements on the occasion of its 150th birthday in 2019!
Hexanal, a chemical produced naturally by fruits and vegetables, may help keep produce fresher for longer.
Bee colonies are threatened by a mite. However, a different mite has been evaluated for its potential to address this threat.
The Gender Gap Tracker uses computational linguistics techniques to analyze how women are mentioned and quoted in Canadian media.
Algorithms used by social media networks expose users to divisive content separating them into bubbles. But the ways in which they are trained amplifies the effects of the filter bubble.
Using smartphones and wearable devices to identify mental health symptoms and deliver psychotherapy will allow more people to access quality care, according to one psychiatrist.
In an attempt to respond to the TRC's calls to action, academic disciplines such as mathematics can contribute through community-led partnerships with Indigenous peoples.
Women scientists are under-represented in science awards with large monetary value, but over-represented in service awards.
Here's what NASA scientists discovered when an astronaut went into space and his twin remained on Earth.
Research milestones in the study of memory may help us find solutions to memory disorders like Alzheimer's or recovery from brain trauma.
New research on craters on the moon sheds light about when and how often the moon and Earth have been bombarded by meteorites.