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The newest Canadian research and technological advances that are changing the way we understand and interact with our environment and each other.

Satellite image of Antarctica Weddell Sea with sea ice and extra-tropical cyclones from September 25, 2017
Image: MODIS-Aqua via NASA Worldview; sea ice contours from AMSR2 ASI)
Researchers say the naturally occurring ice-free area, called a polynya, is a rare opportunity to study heat transfer between the ocean and atmopshere in the southern polar region
Author Britt Wray and Rise of the Necrofauna
Photo: Arden Wray
In her new book, Rise of the Necrofauna, Britt Wray examines the science, controversy and ethics of de-extinction, a movement that could one day see the return of extinct species such as the woolly mammoth and Tasmanian tiger
Jason Silva Shots of Awe
Photo courtesy Experience Genie
The creator and host of the popular Shots of Awe series on YouTube embarks on a four-city Canadian speaking tour next month
Peter Ross analyses water samples from various locations for microplastic threads
Photo: Steven Hargreaves
Scientist Peter Ross uses all the high-tech tools of a crime scene investigator — except his crime scene is the open ocean
Dr. Mona Nemer
Photo: Phillip Jeffrey
Dr. Mona Nemer, formerly of the University of Ottawa, steps into the highly-anticipated role
Photo: DarrenRD/Wikimedia Commons
Researchers at the University of Alberta have trained a "self-organizing map" to identify high-risk days for fires 
Photo: Danny Poinapen/University of Western Ontario
Researchers were able to produce quality, 3D images without harming their subjects
Partial solar eclipse October 23 2014
Photo: Tomislav Stefanac/Can Geo Photo Club
Here's how Canadians can watch the so-called "Great American Eclipse"
Illustration detail of Capinatator praetermissus
Drawing: Marianne Collins © Royal Ontario Museum
Capinatator praetermissus was much larger than modern species and used its many spines to grab prey
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