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2014/10/24 22:39
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Frogs are well-known for being among the loudest amphibians, but new research indicates that the development of this trait followed another: bright coloration. Scientists have found that the telltale...
2014/10/24 22:39
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2014/10/24 21:19
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Money can't buy happiness. "This sentiment is lovely, popular, and almost certainly wrong," says Harvard psychologist Daniel Gilbert in a paper he coauthored. Money provides an "opportunity for...
2014/10/24 16:51
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Enormous sun spot, 11 TIMES bigger than Earth, threatens to cause global BLACKOUT A MASSIVE explosion on the surface of the sun could happen at any moment resulting in power cuts and communication...
2014/10/24 12:09
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... Lried Ghicken" (Wm Jas/Flickr) “In China, people don’t pay for the software,” Bill Gates told a crowd at the University of Washington back in 1998. “As long as they’re going to steal it, we...
2014/10/24 00:59
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... Police officers comb the area in front of the National War Memorial near Parliament Hill on Thursday, Oct. 23,...
2014/10/23 18:39
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To protect our oceans from irreversible harm, governments, conservationists, and researchers around the world must address the enormous threat posed by unregulated and destructive fisheries, say top...
2014/10/23 12:08
2014/10/23 12:08
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A new test, developed by University of British Columbia researchers, could help physicians predict within an hour if a patient will develop severe sepsis so they can begin treatment...
2014/10/23 02:39
2014/10/23 02:39
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The top two candidates vying to become Vancouver mayor sparred in a heated debate Wednesday over who would be the best to ultimately deliver a cross-city subway corridor to the University of British...
2014/10/22 21:43
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From the moment three dozen unarmed civilians were gunned down in a Baghdad traffic jam by US security guards acting on a misplaced hunch they might be under attack, it was pretty clear the Nisour...
2014/10/22 19:25
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Brad Gunter won’t see action for the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s volleyball team when they play their home opener this weekend. But he will see some familiar uniforms. The WolfPack...
2014/10/22 17:37
2014/10/22 17:37
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Industrialised fishing practices are causing a revolution in the world’s oceans, with numbers of predator fish - which also include swordfish, grouper, North Atlantic cod and salmon - tumbling by 54...
2014/10/22 15:43
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The case of Jacqueline Laurent-Auger, a 73-year-old drama teacher who lost her job after films in which she appeared nude more than 40 years ago were rooted out on the Internet by high school...
2014/10/21 22:16
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Toronto Argonauts' Shea Emry (41) attempts to stop Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly's touchdown during the first half of CFL action in Toronto on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Emry has battled...
2014/10/21 21:17
2014/10/21 21:17
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Osteoporosis Screening Guidelines Miss Many Younger Post-Menopausal Women Current risk-assessment tools failed to predict the majority of women who later experienced major fractures Available for...
2014/10/21 21:13
2014/10/21 21:13
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Woodstock poet and bricklayer Adrienne Barrett has a feel for scaffolding. Her first collection of poetry — 2013’s The House Is Still Standing — has a structure which reflects both callings. “One of...
2014/10/21 11:50
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Kinder Morgan Canada pipeline plans hits a mountain of opposition VANCOUVER (Reuters) - A Western Canadian pipeline once seen as the best near-term hope for sending more of the country's...
2014/10/21 11:39
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Simply getting students to eat at campus establishments became chef and food activist Joshna Maharaj’s main concern when she became executive chef and assistant head of Ryerson University’s food...
2014/10/21 10:39
2014/10/21 10:39
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These snapshots of 61 campuses across the country, with details ranging from student satisfaction to campus atmosphere, are intended to help university-bound students make their choice. Canada is...
2014/10/21 06:20
2014/10/21 06:20
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An inconspicuous 10,000-square-foot warehouse in lower Mount Pleasant might seem like an improbable start for a career in real estate, but when Tobi Reyes made the decision in 2003 – along with a...
2014/10/20 21:43
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Oct. 20, 2014 -- The FDA has approved six brand-name drugs to help men get an erection. But it has yet to green-light a drug -- a “pink Viagra” -- to help women distressed about their lack of...
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