Health Canada should stop approving homeopathic remedies — period: Robyn Urback

Whenever a controversy about homeopathy pops up, Health Canada is stuck: either it affirms the alleged effectiveness of these products despite the total lack of scientific evidence, or it concedes that it has been green-lighting silly water as a health product in its role as a government regulator. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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By admin On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Dodo whodunit: Feathered creature died from shotgun blast to head

Researchers in the U.K. have discovered that the dodo housed in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History for hundreds of years died a violent death. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Meet the newest 'exploding ant' that sacrifices itself for the good of the colony

Deep in the forests of Borneo live species of ants with a rather novel way of fending off enemies: they explode. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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'We are sorry': Facebook execs grilled by Canadian legislators amid Cambridge Analytica scandal

Senior members of the Facebook leadership team faced a rough ride from MPs on Thursday for their failure to inform more than 600,000 Canadians that their privacy might have been compromised. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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Britain will ban sale of plastic straws

Britain plans to ban the sale of plastic straws and other single-use plastic products and is pressing Commonwealth allies to also take action to tackle marine waste. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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NASA's exoplanet-hunting spacecraft to make 2nd launch attempt

After a delay on Monday, NASA’s TESS spacecraft is scheduled for a second launch attempt Wednesday evening atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Moon, Venus to appear as beautiful duo Tuesday evening

If you happen to be lucky and have clear skies tonight, step outside and look west for a beautiful pairing. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Scientists believe diamonds in meteorite hail from lost planet in our solar system

An asteroid that exploded over Sudan in 2008 could be proof that our early solar system was home to many planets. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Help CBC News investigate political ads on Facebook

More than 20 million Canadians use Facebook every month, and with elections looming in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick and a federal campaign next year, many of us will be besieged by political ads on the social More...

By admin On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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U.S., U.K. accuse Russia of launching cyber espionage campaign

The United States and Britain on Monday alleged that Russian government-backed hackers had infected computer routers around the world in a cyber espionage campaign that targeted government agencies, businesses More...