Alberta residents will now need more than a paper record from a COVID-19 vaccine clinic if they want to sit down at a restaurant, work out at a gym or enter indoor venues like arenas or movie theatres. Starting today, previous Alberta immunization records without a scannable QR code, including...
There are now 58 active cases of COVID-19 in the Algoma Public health Region and two hospitalizations. Algoma Public Health has reported five new cases of COVID-19, all in the Sault Ste. Marie area. These cases bring the pandemic total to 545 cases. Four of these cases were classified as close contact,...
Another person has died due to COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, bringing the death toll in the province to 100. The province confirmed Tuesday the latest COVID-19-related death was a woman in her 70s in Western Zone. "I’m very saddened to hear another family has lost a loved one," Premier Tim Houston...
Health officials in Ontario are reporting 848 more cases of COVID-19 over the last two days and two additional deaths linked to the disease. Tuesday’s report brings the province’s seven-day average for the number of cases logged to 524—down from 576 a week ago. Of the cases reported today, 458 were...
You will need to be fully vaccinated to visit patients at the Ottawa Hospital. The hospital has announced that starting Monday, it will require proof of vaccination for visitors entering the hospital. "This is to ensure the safety of everyone in the hospital,” a statement said. The hospital says the vaccination requirement...
Have we finally detected dark energy? The implications could be enormous, Dr. Sunny Vagnozzi, lead author on a University of Cambridge paper on the subject, tells us over email. "Directly detecting dark energy, and in particular its non-gravitational interactions, would have a tremendous impact," he explains A new study reported...
The Cambrian Era, when animal life exploded into stunning diversity 541-485 million years ago, has surprised biologists once again. The latest discovery is Titanokorys gainesi, a creature that today would be notable for its shape, but then stood out for its enormous size, relative to the small animals of...
China has revealed plans for what it is calling a "Mars cruise drone", and it looks very familiar to another flying vehicle we all know and love traversing the skies of the Red Planet right now. But you know what, the more the merrier, we say. Mars has plenty...
A cost-effective, eco-friendly, and large-scale system is essential to store and retrieve renewable energy. Currently, there are no sustainable methods for storing green energy, as batteries are environmentally toxic. This is a big problem. Cornell bioengineer Buz Barstow, Ph.D. ’09 have suggested the solution to this problem: a bacteria called...
A government research organisation in China has outlined plans to design and build "ultra-large" spacecraft, potentially miles-wide and assembled piecemeal in space. The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) has recently published a five-year plan articulating the "urgent need" to invest in studies on space exploration equipment. This equipment could...