We can now watch more videos on the go, and at a higher resolution, than ever before.
As both the resolution of and demand for online video increases, especially for mobile devices, service providers face the ongoing challenge of ensuring satisfactory viewer experience.
Widespread use of autonomous vehicles could increase or cut greenhouse gas emissions. It all depends on public policy.
The sweeping introduction of driverless cars could see more vehicles on the road, driving longer distances. But smart planning could solve some of transit-associated environmental and social problems.
L’exposition immersive « Imagine Van Gogh », qui se tient à Montréal, s’inscrit dans la mouvance où le visiteur perçoit les oeuvres à travers tous ses sens, les détails, les touches, la matière et les couleurs.
Imagine Van Gogh, Tandem Exposition
De nouvelles approches multisensorielles de présentation des arts visuels proposent des solutions aux obstacles qui limitent l'accès des publics marginalisés.
The northern map turtle is listed as a species at risk in Canada. Little is known about its reproductive behaviour as it spends most of its life underwater.
New technologies are revealing more about the secret lives of underwater turtles. Using underwater cameras and 3D printing, researchers are learning more than ever before.
India’s new citizenship law has sparked massive protests across the country.
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India's updated citizenship act violates its constitution by allowing discrimination on religious grounds.
Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador speaks at the signing of an update to the new North American free-trade agreement in Mexico City.
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In his first year in office, the Mexican president is dismantling the political and economic structures that have made Mexico one of the most inequitable countries in the world.
Striking CN rail members are seen outside the Mclean Rail Yard in North Vancouver on Nov. 20, 2019. Confidential RCMP documents reveal how involved corporations are when faced with disruptions to “business as usual” and how federal agencies should respond.
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Internal documents reveal how police and government respond to protests or labour disputes that are framed as threats to national security, and how heavily corporations are involved.
Communications systems after a disaster can be affected by behaviour such as the number of times a person tries to access emergency systems.
Communications networks are a crucial part of any disaster planning. Resilient communications systems determine how effective emergency responses can be.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg signs Montréal’s Golden Book during a ceremony in Montréal in September 2019, less than a month before the federal election.
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Both climate activist Greta Thunberg and former U.S. president Barack Obama made their presences known during the Canadian election. Was it interference?
Whistleblowers step forward and shine a light on abuses of power at all levels of government. So why aren’t we protecting them?
Whistleblowers protect us. But who protects them?
The federal government says it’s doing away with solitary confinement. But is it just an exercise in rebranding?
As of Dec. 1, inmates in Canada’s federal prisons can no longer be legally held in solitary confinement. But is it truly just an exercise in rebranding?
Polusi udara yang parah dapat mempercepat degenerasi neuron ketika otak berada pada puncak perkembangannya - selama masa kanak-kanak. Dalam gambar, seorang anak di Beijing.
Pencemaran udara akibat aktivitas manusia, seperti yang terjadi saat ini di kota-kota besar di seluruh dunia, termasuk Mexico City, Jakarta, New Delhi, Beijing, Los Angeles, Paris dan London, sudah melampaui…
Supporters of presidential candidate Filipe Nyusi’s Frelimo party on the last day of election campaigns in Maputo on October 12, 2019.
During the campaign, partisans of all political stripes were responsible for the violence. But Frelimo supporters were far more aggressive and violent.
Caribou face a range of threats in Canada.
Canadians are more concerned about the environment than ever before. Here's how to judge a party leader's perspective on protecting biodiversity.
The burden should not rest solely on graduate students to map out their careers beyond academia.
PhD students can't wait for universities and governments to reconcile the demands for a more educated workforce and a scarcity of academic jobs -- they should plan their own careers.
Museums are starting to present visual art in multisensory ways that audiences can touch and feel.
Richard Harlow of Blind Eye Works
New multisensory approaches to presenting visual art propose solutions to barriers that limit access for marginalized audiences.
Severe air pollution can speed up neurodegeneration when the brain is at the peak of its development — during childhood. Pictured here, a child in Beijing.
Investigation of the brains of children and young adults who died suddenly in Mexico City revealed amyloid plaques similar to those found in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has his makeup applied during a commercial beak at recent the Maclean’s/Citytv leaders debate.
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Given entrenched characteristics of Canadian electoral politics, the 2019 election is unlikely to deal in any meaningful way with concrete solutions to the important problems of our times.
Despite its rhetoric of innovation and experimentation, the indie-style imprint Strange Light is brought to us by a company that is already dominating the country’s literary space.
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Don't be fooled by the 'indie' rhetoric surrounding the new imprint of Penguin Random House Canada, a multinational corporation. Only time will tell if it will do much for the diversification of Can-Lit.
People participate in the 2016 Trans Pride March in Toronto.
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A recent report on crime statistics leaves out transgender and nonbinary folk. A security and surveillance expert says this invisibility is harmful. Without stats, we cannot counter violence.