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Canadian universities are slipping in a global ranking based on learning environment, research, innovation and other performance indicators. Eight Canadian universities made the top 200 in the Times...
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2014/10/01 22:47
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RECENTLY we’ve been hearing that artists and writers are being priced out of Brooklyn, and the search for “the new Berlin” — an affordable city for creatives — is on. (Krakow? Vilnius?) And is...
2014/10/01 21:26
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WINNIPEG - Two economists say the Manitoba's government's latest jobs numbers are flawed and only tell one side of the equation. The NDP government issued a report this week that said its...
2014/10/01 20:39
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Canadian universities are dropping in the world’s most watched international university rankings, raising questions about the country’s goals in funding postsecondary education, said the editor of the...
2014/10/01 20:34
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New York - High speeds, extreme terrain and long vertical drops might be making the increasingly popular sport of mountain biking as risky as football, diving and cheerleading, according to a Canadian...
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In fact, it looks like happiness can be bought. One caveat: As you might have suspected, not all splurges are alike. So, what kinds of purchases offer the greatest happiness? 1. Go on...
2014/10/01 12:44
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... PATRICK GEORGE/IKON IMAGES/CORBIS Sometimes even the best-known stories have hidden subplots. This January, Nature published two papers describing an astonishing new way to make stem cells: simply...
2014/10/01 07:38
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A simple change in your lifestyle to avoid air pollution can help manage ashtha problems, shows a study. "Air pollution is known to be associated with worsening asthma symptoms, but sometimes...
2014/10/01 07:20
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Funnyman Zach Galifianakis is the star of some movies, like ‘The Hangover’ that only get better with age, much like the star himself who turned 45 today. Here are just some unknown facts that helped...
2014/10/01 02:39
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Former premier Bill Bennett, who dominated B.C. politics at the head of the Social Credit Party for more than a decade after the 1975 election, is suffering from the later stages of Alzheimer’s...
2014/09/30 22:58
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CHAPEL HILL A theoretical physicist at UNC believes she has found a rather large hole in the popular scientific conception of the universe. The university’s press office states flatly that Dr. Laura...
2014/09/30 19:38
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Scientists assigned a grade for global ocean health on Tuesday, giving the world's waters a "D" on an annual oceans report card, citing overfishing, pollution, climate change, and lack of protections...
2014/09/30 17:18
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Willoughby parent Lorraine Baldwin has announced her candidacy for trustee for the Langley Board of Education. She is seeking one of the five Township seats on the board. “Google ‘Lorraine Baldwin’...
2014/09/30 13:39
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McGill University’s football coach has resigned in protest of the school’s reaction to the legal problems of the team’s star running back. Luis-Andres Guimont-Mota, who is facing domestic assault...
2014/09/30 13:39
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Gender equality boosts a country's Olympic medal count for both women and men, shows a new study from the University of British Columbia. Drawing data from the World Economic Forum's 2013 Global...
2014/09/30 01:39
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Among the tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters who are sweeping through the streets of Hong Kong are scores of former Vancouver residents. Three of them share their first-hand accounts of the...
2014/09/29 22:02
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I am really excited about the comparative physiology conference that starts this weekend in San Diego! Here is a press release about the meeting (author Stacy Brooks from the American Physiological...
2014/09/29 20:19
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Sea lice theory questioned in wake of 2014 salmon run More than a decade ago, when scientists were trying to figure out why some pink salmon runs were on the verge of collapse on the B.C. coast, a...
2014/09/29 11:08
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York University psychology professor Gordon Flett, calls for closer attention to its potential destructiveness, adding that clinical guidelines should include perfectionism as a separate factor for...
2014/09/28 17:17
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A study published in the April 2011 issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences showed that the very same neurons fire in the case of physical and emotional pain. The subjects in the...
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