Total solar eclipse 2017: Read CBC's complete coverage

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Read CBC’s complete coverage of the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 for the science behind the rare event and tips on how to watch. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Autonomous glider to track critically endangered right whales

Scientists in Halifax are launching a high-tech tool to track the whale population on the Scotian Shelf. A glider will be deployed off the coast for 30 days to capture the sounds of endangered North Atlantic right More...

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By admin On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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Lake trout 'a canary in a coal mine' for climate change: researcher

A new study out of the University of Manitoba shows some lake predators are changing their behaviour due to climate change, which may have a wide-ranging effect on aquatic ecosystems. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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High-powered scans and X-rays give glimpse into T. rex ancestor

Researchers at a top U.S. laboratory announced Tuesday that they have produced the highest resolution scan ever done of the inner workings of a fossilized tyrannosaur skull using neutron beams and high-energy X-rays, More...

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By admin On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Deadly summer puts endangered right whales at risk

A high number of accidental deaths this year among the endangered North Atlantic right whale threaten the survival of the species, according to conservation groups and marine scientists. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Numbers show fewer people being struck by lightning

Lightning — once one of nature’s biggest killers — is claiming far fewer lives in the United States, mostly because people have learned to get out of the way. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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The Daily Stormer is offline after Google, GoDaddy disable the Neo-Nazi site's account

The tech industry is trying to more actively police online hate speech and incitements to violence. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Amazon warns about counterfeit eclipse glasses

Amazon is contacting customers who may have bought defective knockoff glasses on the website, thinking they could protect their eyes during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Put down the phone and experience the eclipse, Neil deGrasse Tyson says

​Prominent astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has a suggestion for anyone with a view of next week’s solar eclipse: Put down your smartphone and take in the phenomenon yourself. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Updating 'briefcase law': defence lawyers try to end warrantless smartphone searches at border

Do you have a reasonable expectation of privacy at the border? The government has consistently argued no, but court cases across Canada dispute that. Powered by WPeMatico  More...