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It’s already on WADA’s radar and gene doping may already be happening to enhance athletes’ performance, but its future is much more problematic.
Partly due to deforestation and the rise of industrial plantations, Borneo's orangutans are at risk of one day disappearing for good.
The Trudeau government has unveiled the winners of a competition to form technology 'superclusters' — a title that will guarantee the victors a piece of up to $950 million in federal funding.
On Thursday, Google will begin using its Chrome browser to eradicate ads it deems annoying or otherwise detrimental to users. It just so happens that many of Google's own most lucrative ads will sail through its new filters.
HQ Trivia, the internet sensation out of New York City that attracts nearly a million players a game, has a host with a special affinity for Canada and a tie to an Ottawa trivia mastermind.
Scientists have figured out what causes pulsating auroras, a special type of northern lights that blink in the night sky. And it was partly thanks to a lucky observation of the phenomenon in Canada.
A 360-kilogram leatherback turtle carcass that washed up near shore in Islandview, Cape Breton, in Nova Scotia, is now on its way to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans lab in Charlottetown for analysis.
An elk leaped into a research helicopter that was trying to capture it and brought down the helicopter in a collision that also killed the elk, authorities in Utah said Tuesday.
The federal government is taking a somewhat noxious approach to studying just how much pot Canadians are consuming: researching our sewage.
With about 2,000 dating services to choose from in North America and millions of users engaging in them, tales of searching digitally for a successful match — for life, or perhaps just for the night — are now so common they've become an intimate part of the way we live.
A senior official from Canada's cyberspy agency told a House of Commons committee proposed new powers would allow it to stop a terrorist's mobile phone from detonating a car bomb, block the ability of extremists to communicate, or prevent a foreign power from interfering in the country's democratic process.
While Alpine skiers fought high winds at the Pyeongchang Games on Monday, there were no such problems for robots competing in their own "Olympics" ski challenge.
An all-female freshwater fish species called the Amazon molly is living proof that sexual reproduction may be vastly overrated, scientists say after analyzing its DNA.
Iceland is expected to use more energy "mining" bitcoins and other virtual currencies this year than it uses to power its homes.
An Oregon woman has become the first person worldwide known to have had an eye infestation by a tiny worm species previously seen only in cattle that is spread by flies that feed on eyeball lubrication, U.S. government researchers said on Monday.
The Trump administration wants NASA out of the International Space Station by 2025, and private businesses running the place instead.