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Arts & Entertainment, Economy, International, Society

Olympic sliding track in Calgary: future in grave doubt

It was a world-class facility in its day, but now some three decades years after it was built for the 1988 Olympics, the Calgary luge, bobsleigh, skeleton facility is in dire need of repairs. Canada only has two sliding tracks »

Environment & Animal Life

Whale buried, bones now excavated for study

Scientists and volunteers gathered on Canada’s Vancouver Island on May 31, 2018 to dig up the bones of a 10-metre-long grey whale. The whale had washed up on Wickaninnish Beach on the Pacific coast in April 2015. The choices were »

International, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

An ancient killing reveals genetic anomaly

The jaw of a Siberian man who was killed about 4,000 years ago, has revealed some interesting facts. Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan using the Biomedical Imaging and Therapy (BMIT) beamline at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron were able to »