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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.

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
Tallurutiup Imanga, Lancaster Sound
Photo: Michelle Valberg
The final boundary for Canada’s new national marine conservation area in Canada’s North shows an area twice the size of Nova Scotia
Professor Marek Michalak and graduate student Wen-An (Jennifer) Wang
Findings offer new insights into how cholesterol levels are controlled within the body
Professors Tuma Young, Matthias Bierenstiel, medicinal properties of birch bark oil.
Photo courtesy Cape Breton University
The team hopes to create an efficient birch bark oil that helps ease eczema and psoriasis
Photo: Diane Irwin/Can Geo Photo Club
How do you save an endangered species in the vastness of the open ocean? Listen for it.
Photo: Richard Webster
Recent challenges to evidence-based policy in Canada and the United States highlight a need for more transparency and advocacy for government scientists, study authors say
Science Minister Kirsty Duncan, Arctic, North, research, geology, climate change
Photo: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
On her first official visit to the Arctic as Science Minister, Kirsty Duncan drove home the importance of climate research, incorporating traditional knowledge, and funding for innovation and research
bear naps next to salmon kill
A.S. Wright
Study highlights important interconnections between bears, salmon and humans for future management practices
polar bear hunting in melt ponds
Photo: Gary Morgan/Can Geo Photo Club
Researchers suggest effects of climate change could increase number of attacks, which historically have been low
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