The Joggins Fossil Cliffs in Nova Scotia are a unique and rich site for preserved fossils.
A very early mammal ancestor is one of the most recent discoveries at the Joggins Fossil Cliffs in Nova Scotia. This new finding sheds further light on theories of mammalian evolution.
Universities face pressure to ensure their graduate programs have a clear return on investment both for students and for taxpayers. Here, the Vancouver skyline behind a Canadian flag in North Vancouver, B.C., March 24, 2020.
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Graduate students are suffering, public investments in research are at risk and we need to face implications of growing reliance on international graduate students when borders are harder to cross.
Police stop migrants from moving in Mumbai during the COVID-19 lockdown on April 28, 2020.
(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
During the COVID-19 pandemic, India's Narendra Modi government has been successful in scapegoating, discriminating against and marginalizing minorities, putting lives at greater risk.
Kolibri adalah satu-satunya burung yang dapat terbang ke samping dan ke belakang, berkat fitur evolusi dari struktur muskuloskeletal mereka.
Contoh biomimikri lainnya dapat dilihat pada teknologi pencegah gegar otak yang terinspirasi dari burung pelatuk.
Not only have people lost jobs, they have also stopped looking for work.
Younger, unmarried or less educated workers are feeling the brunt of the economic effects of COVID-19. The fallout may deepen already existing inequalities.
Hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly sideways and backwards, thanks to an evolutionary feature of their musculoskeletal structure.
Studying bird evolution has led to engineering innovations, including drones that can fly sideways and backwards, and silent wind turbines.
Social grant recipients rally outside parliament in Cape Town calling for increases to grant rates in 2017.
Photo by Christopher Webb
To begin to deal with South Africa’s persistent poverty, high unemployment, and the economic aftermath of the pandemic, grant increases must remain in place after the six month period.
Canada and the United States share a border and other geographical ties. But the coronavirus has underscored the need to ease our dependence on the U.S. Niagara Falls, Ont., is seen from the American side of the falls.
With COVID-19 radicalizing the already radical presidency of Donald Trump, Canada may be forced to confront its dependence on the U.S. more directly and with greater urgency.
One person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Eabametoong First Nation.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Canada's public health-care system is one of the most well-developed in the world. And yet, many remote Indigenous communities are still not getting what they need.
Scientists have wondered what role — if any — air pollution has in the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The link between air pollution and elevated death rates for COVID-19 may be overestimated.
Chief Public Health Officer Theresa Tam and Deputy Chief Public Health Officer Howard Njoo are reflected in a computer screen showing data on Canada’s COVID-19 situation during a news conference in Ottawa, on April 13, 2020.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Policy-makers at various levels of government rely on models and simulations to make predictions about controlling the spread of COVID-19.
Managing employees from home may actually lead to more effective managers.
The skills, habits and new perspectives developed during the past and upcoming weeks as employees work from home may actually serve as a crash-course in effective management.
Handguns are displayed at the Smith & Wesson booth at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas. Handguns account for most of the guns being purchased by first-time gun buyers in the United States during the coronavirus pandemic.
AP Photo/John Locher
Amid the angst over a surge in gun sales in both the United States and Canada during the pandemic, few have noted the three key differences between the two countries.
Elementary school student Adrian Zak works with his teacher online in Vienna, Austria, March 25, 2020. The Austrian government has restricted freedom of movement for people in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.
AP Photo/Ronald Zak
These are difficult and dire times, but holding on to the myth of childhood innocence won't make this crisis any easier.
Mitigating the effects of future pandemics will require sound and efficient predictions.
Predicting how a virus will spread — and its effects — relies on mathematically sound and accurate models that account for factors like weather patterns and human behaviour.
Asylum seekers cross the border from New York into Canada on March 18 at Hemmingford, Que., two days before Canada said it would now send those seeking asylum back to the U.S.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Canada has closed its borders to asylum-seekers and non-citizens because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Similar emergency measures over the years should teach us that now is not the time for nationalism.
The Groningen gas field in the Netherlands was discovered in 1959, and is the largest natural gas field in Europe.
The case for carbon pricing is not as ironclad as the case for climate action.
Genetic testing in Banff National Park showed that grizzly bears were using wildlife corridors for safe passage beneath a highway.
Information collected from DNA samples can be used to identify species, track their movements and diagnose genetic diseases. This information is useful in conservation and management projects.
Afrofuturism, like the kind seen in Marvel’s Black Panther, allows Black people to imagine themselves into the future.
Afrofuturism allows Black people to not only imagine their distant futures but also how to survive the anti-Black present.
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.