Increasing droughts and heat waves could have a devastating effect on barley stocks—and beer prices Continue reading
Basketball is a fast-moving game of improvisation, contact and, ahem, spatio-temporal pattern recognition. Rajiv Maheswaran and his colleagues are analyzing the movements behind the key plays of the game, to help coaches and players combine intuition with new data. Bonus: What they’re learning could help us understand how humans move everywhere. Continue reading
Three out of four Canadians agree that science and technology are needed to solve the critical challenges the world is facing. Yet, three in five also say that society is “turning away” from science in favour of ideas that are not grounded in evidence or data. Continue reading
Engineers will deploy a trash collection device to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world’s largest garbage patch in the heart of the Pacific Ocean.
Registration is now open for the Water Docs @ School Action Projects informational webinars , taking place in August and September! If you’re a Grade 8 or Grade 7 teacher, you can register now . Or, if you know any teachers, please let them know about this exciting
What does it actually mean when a label says something ‘causes cancer’? Those labels can be misleading, but knowing the legal and scientific reasoning behind them can help. Continue reading