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Canadian physicist who won Nobel Prize touts science for the sake of science

Technology News - 4 hours 28 min ago
University of Waterloo professor Donna Strickland has watched enrolment in her courses double, landed a promotion at work and begun scheduling global lectures in the two months since she became the third woman ever to win a Nobel Prize in physics.

What would a neural network name cookies? Walps, spice biggers and apricot dream moles

Technology News - 9 hours 22 min ago
A research scientist asked a neural network to name cookies based on data from hundreds of recipes, ending up with names including Low Fuzzy Feats, Walps and Grandma's Spritches.

Google to speed up end of Google Plus due to newly discovered bug

Technology News - 9 hours 41 min ago
Google says it will close the consumer version of its Google Plus social network sooner than originally planned due to the discovery of a new software bug.

WiFi Networking is FINALLY Getting Interesting

Cisco News - 10 hours 44 min ago

WiFi Networking is FINALLY Getting Interesting
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Retail store of the future: now open

Cisco News - 10 hours 44 min ago

Retail store of the future: now open
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Carbon conscious: how one man is shrinking his footprint

Technology News - 12 hours 32 sec ago
Some people count their calories. Dirk Gratzel counts his carbon emissions. The software entrepreneur from Germany is among a small but growing number of people looking for ways to cut their personal greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate change, receding glaciers increase landslide risk on B.C.'s Mount Meager

Technology News - 13 hours 4 min ago
Climate change is causing glaciers atop Mount Meager in British Columbia to shrink, increasing the chances of landslides and even a new eruption, says an expert studying the volcano.

Space station crew to inspect mysterious hole on spacewalk

Technology News - 13 hours 20 min ago
Two Russian cosmonauts are preparing to venture outside the International Space Station to inspect a section where a mysterious leak has been discovered.

Leaders return to Poland for final push at UN climate talks

Technology News - 13 hours 28 min ago
National leaders and ministers are preparing for the final stretch of UN climate talks, with just days left to break through thorny issues that diplomats have struggled to resolve.

NASA's first look: Tiny asteroid is studded with boulders

Technology News - Mon, 2018-12-10 18:59
NASA's first look at a tiny asteroid that will come perilously close to Earth shows the space rock is more moist and studded with boulders than originally thought.

Astronaut Saint-Jacques holds court for first time since blasting off into space

Technology News - Mon, 2018-12-10 13:15
Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques says he is slowly getting used to life in space.

Cisco DevNet holiday project guide 2018

Cisco News - Mon, 2018-12-10 12:00

Cisco DevNet holiday project guide 2018
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Voyager 2 becomes second human-made object in interstellar space

Technology News - Mon, 2018-12-10 11:13
NASA's Voyager 2 has become only the second human-made object to reach the space between stars.

Croak to croon: City frogs sing more alluring love songs

Technology News - Mon, 2018-12-10 11:11
A study released Monday examined why Panama's tiny tungara frogs adapt their mating calls in urban areas -- an unexpected example of how animals change communication strategies when cities encroach on forests.

Donna Strickland collects her Nobel, becomes first Canadian woman to win physics prize

Technology News - Mon, 2018-12-10 09:58
A university professor becomes the first Canadian woman to receive the Nobel Prize for physics at an awards ceremony in Sweden today.

Protesters disrupt U.S. fossil fuel event at UN climate talks

Technology News - Mon, 2018-12-10 09:16
Indigenous and youth groups disrupted a U.S. government event at the UN climate talks, criticizing the Trump administration's policy of backing the extraction of fossil fuels, the burning of which increases global warming.

Bringing wired and wireless networks together

Cisco News - Mon, 2018-12-10 07:00

The Cisco Catalyst 9000 family is expanding. See how it's bridging the gap between wired and wireless worlds.
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Plant a tree: Milan's ambitious plans to be cleaner, greener

Technology News - Sun, 2018-12-09 23:33
If Italy's fashion capital has a predominant colour, it is grey -- not only because of the blocks of neoclassical stone buildings for which the city is celebrated, but also due to its often-grey sky, which traps pollution. But Milan now wants to shift its colour palette toward green.

'Hyperactive' comet to make one of closest approaches ever

Technology News - Sun, 2018-12-09 13:20
Comet 46P/Wirtanen will be visible across Canada if skies are clear on Dec. 16 as it makes one of the 10 closest comet approaches on record.

Climate talks break as U.S., Russia block endorsement of key report

Technology News - Sun, 2018-12-09 09:51
Negotiators at the UN climate summit are resting after the first week of talks ended on a sour note when the U.S. sided with Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in blocking endorsement of a key scientific report on global warming.

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