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Headlines for June 29, 2017

By ANQI SHEN | JUN 29 2017

Globe and Mail
Science Minister Kirsty Duncan ready to begin science funding overhaul

She is not about to implement the full suite of changes recommended by an independent review that called the system chronically underfunded and in need of better co-ordination.

Canada’s basic science at risk of fading away, report argues

The report—Restoring Canada’s Competitiveness in Fundamental Research: The View from the Bench—offers plenty of sobering findings for fans of basic research.

Syrian doctor caught in U.S. travel ban gives up, moves to Canada

A Syrian doctor says he won’t return to the United States to finish his studies at Brown University because of the Trump administration’s travel ban.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Young Innovators: Student improves licence plate recognition technology

A University of Saskatchewan graduate student is building better licence plate recognition technology to fight crime and improve security.

Calgary Herald
U of C partners with Chicago university to bring life-changing medicine to heart patients

A cross-border collaboration is working to bring precision medicine to heart patients battling one of the most common congenital heart conditions.

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