Science

Mark Robinson (R), a meteorologist and StormHunter at The Weather Network, speaks with a security officer beside the 20' tall bag of popcorn in a corn field in Tilbury, on 24 August 2016. Cineplex is wondering if a lightning strike will pop the popcorn.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Will Lightning Pop Popcorn?

By Ian Shalapata (TILBURY, ON) – What appears to be a 20’ tall bag of Cineplex popcorn sitting in a Tilbury corn field, is actually…


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UWindsor Students Develop IDeAs

(TORONTO, ON) – A program that connects a corporation with members of the disability community to identify career paths, an app that utilizes Google Glass…


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UWindsor Hosts First Robotics Competition

By Lori Lewis (WINDSOR, ON) – The Windsor Essex Great Lakes Regional First Robotics Competition will bring 52 teams from high school students across the…



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Igniting The Innovator In All Of Us

(HALIFAX, NS) – Travelling science exhibitions, major city-wide festivals, guest speakers, a touring MakerMobile, and dynamic online experiences are some of the inspirational activities Canadians can…



Darwin Book Returned To Library

(NEW YORK, NY) – A book written by scientist Charles Darwin, on the process of natural selection, is back with its rightful owner, the people…


Canadian Awarded Nobel Prize In Physics

(STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN) – The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2015 to Takaaki Kajita, of the University of…


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U Of Windsor Confirms Evolution

(WINDSOR, ON) – A team of University of Windsor researchers have successfully proven that natural selection best explains species evolution. Robin Gras, an associate professor…


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Windsor Prof Could Have Solution To Algae Bloom

(WINDSOR, ON) – University of Windsor researcher Bulent Mutus has designed and built a filter that can remove potentially harmful phosphates from contaminated water. Phosphates…