Highlights / helium

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International

Helium: the new ‘oil’ for western Canada

As there is a slowdown in the western Canadian oil industry, a new player is picking up the slack; helium. In the universe, helium is the second most common element after hydrogen, but that’s in the universe. Here on Earth, »

International, Internet, Science & Technology

Helium shortage concerns science, industry

The price of helium is soaring and there is a shortage of this gas that is used for many scientific, medical and industrial purposes including the manufacture of cellphones and the functioning of MRIs. Supply is finite “We have a »