Arctic climate research lab funding renewed for two more years: Duncan
Science Minister Kirsty Duncan says $1.6 million will be provided to keep the Polar Environmental Atmospheric Research Laboratory, or PEARL, running until the fall of 2019.
Memorial teepee honours Indigenous veterans across Turtle Island
Standing front and centre at the First Nations University of Canada’s Regina campus is a large glass teepee that can be seen as you drive northbound on Ring Road from the city’s south end.
Western University student under investigation in wake of FOCO gathering
One of the roughly 11,000 people who gathered on Broughdale for the so-called FOCO, or fake homecoming, is under investigation.
End Canada’s criminal ban on contentious CRISPR gene-editing research, major science group urges
Canada is among the few countries in the world where working with the CRISPR gene-editing system on cells whose DNA can be passed down to future generations is a criminal offence.
U of T’s endowment, pension funds have investments in two offshore tax havens
There is nothing illegal about U of T’s investments, yet for publicly funded institutions of higher learning, the move into secretive offshore tax havens comes with risks, experts say.
Harnessing the power of the microbiome at U Calgary’s new germ-free facility
The research could help us better understand and treat diseases such as asthma, autoimmune disease and cancer.