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2014/12/19 21:04
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Millions of Americans turn to Dr. Mehmet Oz for televised medical advice, but new research suggests that might not be such a good idea. A new study from researchers at the University of Alberta and...
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2014/12/19 19:20
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Hundreds of protesters gathered at Halifax's Dalhousie University on Friday to demand a group of fourth-year dentistry students be expelled for their "Gentlemen" Facebook group where they joked about...
2014/12/19 18:33
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Researchers randomly selected 40 episodes of The Dr. Oz Show and evaluated the recommendations Oz gives in each one. The majority of his suggestions involve dietary advice, but he also promotes...
2014/12/19 11:39
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A University of British Columbia astronomer is a key player in the discovery of a new exoplanet, out beyond our solar system. Jaymie Matthews, who doubles as a mission scientist with Canada's first...
2014/12/19 00:39
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It’s the thought that counts when it comes to exchanging presents, right? So why is it so hard to choke back your resentment when you unwrap a diet book? A snow shovel? Or a coffee-maker from someone...
2014/12/18 19:21
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Is this the secret to wrinkle-free skin? Scientists accidentally discover rogue enzyme that ages the skin - and now plan to block it Mice who lacked the enzyme Granzyme-B aged significantly...
2014/12/17 21:17
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Misinformation sometimes spreads faster than the truth in the public square of Twitter. It has become one of the hallmarks of the news now. Whenever there is a dramatic event, social media instantly...
2014/12/17 20:38
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A Terrible Beauty: Edward Burtynsky in Dialogue with Emily Carr runs from January 11 to March 9, 2015. Eighteen works by renowned Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky are paired with nine paintings...
2014/12/17 15:06
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For much of her life, Donna McNeil-Clark didn’t know her origins; the history of her people was nearly erased. Today, Donna, a proud member of the Tahltan and Nisga’a Nations, is more connected to...
2014/12/17 10:46
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Scientists have begun what they say will be a century-long study of the effects of artificial intelligence on society, including on the economy, war and crime, officials at Stanford University...
2014/12/17 10:28
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Killer robots like this one from the movie Terminator 3 have fuelled fears and raised questions on the wisdom in pursuing artificial intelligenceReuters Stanford has initiated a 100-year private,...
2014/12/16 22:40
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When Mark Healy took over as chair of the alumni association at the Richard Ivey School of Business six years ago, engagement was low and graduates seemed too disconnected. To help bring them...
2014/12/16 19:24
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The necropsy results on J32 a.k.a. Rhapsody, the 19-year-old pregnant killer whale whose body was spotted off-shore and towed to Bates Beach, are official. The following is an excerpt of a press...
2014/12/16 13:52
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... hours of mindful meditation can change the structure of your brain REJUVENATE WITH REST Most experts agree that we need between six–and–a–half and nine hours sleep to wake up with our bodies...
2014/12/16 10:06
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TD Bank Group deputy chairman Frank McKenna and BlackBerry director Barbara Stymiest are among the 17 members of Trudeau’s council of economic advisers, according to documents obtained by Bloomberg...
2014/12/16 00:17
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TWU professor of biology and environmental science and Langley Times columnist David Clements has received the Excellence in Weed Science award from the Canadian Weed Science Society. The award...
2014/12/15 22:47
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... News) -- Looking for a way to help reduce your stress? Try checking your emails less often, researchers suggest. The new study featured 124 adults -- including students, financial...
2014/12/15 13:33
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The pristine, sheltered sounds off Vancouver Island, British Columbia, offer the cleanliness and protection ideal for farming oysters, clam, scallops, and other shellfish. Since the 1970s, the...
2014/12/15 04:27
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A lifelong pursuit of knowledge and love of humour and the Aboriginal identity have cumulated in a PhD for University of Queensland graduand Pearl Duncan. The Bribie Island resident first began her...
2014/12/14 17:39
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For the first holiday season in distant memory, I am not running around like a turkey with its head cut off. Sure, I have organized a carolling event with my neighbours and made Christmas crafts with...
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