Science must be the guiding factor when diagnosing brain death

Ontario courts have ordered that artificial breathing machines remain attached to Taquisha McKitty and Shalom Ouanounou after their families launched legal challenges in order to prolong treatment. Both families have claimed that their...

Scientists accused of scaremongering, 'overheated claims' with warning to humanity

A recent warning to humanity endorsed by thousands of scientists around the world includes "scaremongering" and "overheated" claims while ignoring much of the progress made in recent decades, some experts say. "It concerns me that the message from science is...

SimpleCitizen Launches Service to Help Small Businesses Compete for Top Global Talent

A new software program is promising to streamline the pathway for small businesses looking to hire international workers. SimpleCitizen for small business is designed to automate every aspect of the business visa application process. It...

Scientists try for 1st time to edit man's genes inside his body

Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease. The experiment was done...

Spotlight: Fattmerchant Offers Subscription-based Payment Processing for Business

Subscription businesses have made an impact on nearly every industry, from music to beauty supplies. And now, the idea is coming to payment processing, thanks to Fattmerchant. You can read more about the business and...

Fleet Complete Launches Inspection App for Owners and Operators

If you are a small business with a fleet of vehicles, you might ask yourself if a Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) solution is necessary. According to Toronto-based asset management and fleet tracking software...

Planet with Earth-like temperature discovered orbiting nearby 'quiet' star

Astronomers have discovered a world 11 light-years away that may have a surface temperature similar to Earth's. The planet, Ross 128 b, is Earth-sized and is now the second-closest to Earth in temperature. The...

Biology professor spends nights making babies — salmon babies, that is

A biology professor at Memorial University has been busy this fall, spending several late nights making thousands of babies — salmon babies that is. Salmon daddy Craig Purchase is the coordinator for a project...

Climate change making Harvey's 'Biblical' rainfall more likely, study says

The chances of a hurricane flooding parts of Texas, like Harvey did, have soared six-fold in just 25 years because of global warming and will likely triple once again before the end of...

Canadians more web-connected, but at possible cost to work-life balance, StatsCan says

Canadians are leading more and more digitally connected lives, and that's having both positive and negative implications on our well-being, a new Statistics Canada survey suggests. The data agency said in a report...