How cool is getting a Dinosaur named after you! You will have to ask Nesmo the owner of a Alberta ranch known for decades as a rich area for fossils. Albertaceratops nesmoi is the name of the recently discovered species of dinosaur. “It’s quite an honour for me,” said Nesmo, 62, who’s lived for 58 […]

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At 8:57 p.m. ET time the Rosetta space probe will be entering a critical phase in its epic journey to land on Comet Churyumov- Gerasimenko. The probe will attempt a flyby of Mars using the planets gravity to reduce its speed and adjust its course back to earth. The probe will need to pass Earth […]

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Bill Gates has teamed up with Canada in the fight against HIV, the virus which causes AIDS. A new multimillion-dollar agreement has been signed by Canadian Prime Minister Stephan Harper and billionaire Bill Gates to produce the facility in which the battle will take place. “HIV/AIDS is one of the most heartwrenching health crises the world […]

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 On Wednesday, scientists in Mexico City discovered a tiny tree frog, completely preserved in amber, that is estimated to have lived approximately 25 million years ago. Mirroring somewhat the story of Jurrasic Park, the frog is entirely preserved by its amber casing, and was discovered by a miner who later sold it to a private […]

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The trial testing phase of a new retinal prosthesis is about to begin following the preliminary success of a prototype. The prototype has reportedly enabled six different people to regain their sight where they previously had lost it entirely. Within a few weeks of the new prosthesis, all the patients could detect light, identify objects, […]

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Canadian manufacturer D-Wave Systems Inc., announced today their self proclaimed, “world’s first commercially viable quantum computer.” The rollout event took place at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California and was hailed as a big step toward the age of quantum computing. The system is only designed to solve Sudoku puzzles and experts say […]

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Are you one of those people who takes the time to thoroughly read the ingredient list on many of the items you use on a daily basis? Most of us aren’t. Well, you may want to start now (or never start, cause ignorance is bliss) after you read our list of surprising ingredients found in foods and products […]

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recently confirmed a diagnosis of mad cow disease (aka Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy) in a mature bull from the province of Alberta. The animal’s carcass is under CFIA control for BSE, and no part of it entered the human food or animal feed systems, the agency said in a release […]

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