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2010-12-08 14:30:00

An international team of astronomers has discovered a fourth giant planet, HR 8799e, outside our solar system.

2010-08-10 15:21:46

The University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine scientists who proved it is possible to cultivate a network of brain cells that reconnect on a silicon chip – or the brain on a microchip – have been involved in the development of new technology that monitors brain cell activity at a resolution never achieved before.

2008-07-09 09:00:00

When it comes to natural health products research, Biotanika and the National Research Council Canada (NRC) are reaching beyond borders.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.