Forensic anthropologist Prof. Kathy Gruspier (left) is seen with police officers at a Toronto property where alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur worked.
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Police in Toronto say they've found the remains of at least six people in the midst of their investigation into alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur. Here's what goes on in such investigations.
Roughly 10 per cent of the population is left-handed, like President Barack Obama, seen here signing the guest book on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in June 2016.
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Handedness is the tendency to prefer using one hand over the other to perform certain tasks. But how did we get this way?
Indigenous knowledge has aided and enhanced modern science and technology for centuries, Natan Obed, president of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, speaks about climate change at the global COP22 conference in Marrakech, Morocco, in November 2016.
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Traditional Indigenous knowledge and science has aided the development of modern scientific knowledge, and including Indigenous people in science is essential to its future.
Players of video game
Star Wars Battlefront II can emulate a dogfight from the new film Star Wars: The Last Jedi in TIE and X-wing fighters.
Star Wars Battlefront II, which lets you play parts of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, ignited debate among gamers, industry and governments that may change how video games are played and make money.
Looking up in the main chamber at SNOLAB’s facility in the Vale Creighton nickel mine in Sudbury, Ont., a giant spherical neutrino sensor array the size of a 10 storey building is used to detect subatomic particles that pass through the earth.
Deep underground, scientists research subatomic particles from space in a bid to understand the building blocks of our universe.
Turtles can’t head south for the winter, so they hibernate in rivers, lakes and ponds.
Crisp temperatures, ice-capped ponds and frozen landscapes send animals scurrying for cover. But just what do turtles do when winter takes hold?
Perdagangan ilegal kura-kura berkembang di Kanada dan menghancurkan populasi kura-kura.
Setelah lebih dari 200 juta tahun mengarungi bumi tanpa tertandingi dan secara anatomis tidak berubah, kura-kura kini mungkin menghadapi putaran terakhirnya.
The illegal trade in turtles is thriving in Canada and harming turtle populations.
Poachers are bringing some turtle populations to the edge of extinction.
New research shows that even previously obstructive parents can be coached into providing vital support for their children with eating disorders.
A new psychological intervention can help any parents - even those crippled by fear and self-blame - to become powerful recovery coaches to children with eating disorders.
A staff-wielding Arcstrider character takes on foes in Destiny 2. The video game by Bungie studio, published by Activision, makes use of badges and other achievements to spur on players — a technique that can be applied to education.
Making education more like playing a game could dramatically improve learning.
A banana on the salt lake plain at Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia, hints at themes of genetics, food and human journeys in three books recommended by fly scientist Thomas Merritt.
A fly scientist ponders the genetics of bananas and dwarves, women and love in reviews of his favourite fiction and non-fiction books.
Les scientifiques masculins dominent les laboratoires, souvent avec peu ou pas de représentation féminine dans le travail ou les sujets de recherche.
Pour comprendre un système et résoudre véritablement une question en biologie, il faut étudier la diversité génétique et examiner de multiples génotypes.
A scourge of kitchens everywhere,
Drosophila melanogaster — the common fruit fly — stares down the electron microscope that captured its image.
How do you rid your kitchen of pesky
fruit flies? A scientist who researches them explains.
Zoos have come along way from their menagerie past. But society is increasingly demanding they become agents of conservation rather than entertainment.
Male scientists dominate labs, often with little to no female representation in the work or research subjects.
Research laboratories are dominated by men, and that's not only bad for lab culture, it can be dangerous for science.
It ain’t easy being green, especially when your home’s been turned into (other people’s) houses.
In its report published last week, the UK Parliament’s green watchdog, the Environmental Audit Committee, was far from convinced by the government’s proposed policy of biodiversity offsetting. The committee’s…