Astronauts’ cravings about to be satisfied with supply run of cheeses, fresh fruit and candies

Space Station

A cargo ship is rocketing toward the International Space Station, carrying candy and cheese to satisfy the astronauts’ cravings.


Telus plans rollout of 5G network using Huawei technology


Telecommunications company Telus Corp. says it is planning to roll out its 5G network in the near future using some technology from Chinese component maker Huawei.


Arrokoth reveals how the solar system’s building blocks were built

Arrokoth - from New Horizons

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft continues its exploration past Pluto


‘A great way to wear your activism’: Apps are powering a fashion resale revolution


With the help of apps, the digital thrift market is eclipsing traditional retail in growth as savvy shoppers hunt for bargains, luxury goods, and a more ecologically conscious way to keep their wardrobes up to date.


California aquarium successfully hatches rare sea dragons

Sea Dragons

A Southern California aquarium has successfully bred the rare weedy sea dragon, the lesser known cousin of the sea horse that resembles seaweed when floating.


New photo of a star that people hope will explode shows it fading and changing shape

Betelgeuse December 2019

Betelgeuse just keeps on getting weirder. After an unprecedented dimming, followed by the detection of a gravitational wave, the star seems to have changed shape.


Black box analysis results from Iranian air crash likely to be ‘anticlimactic,’ says expert

iran plan crash black boxes flight recorders flight 752 flight PS752

The “black box” flight data recorders at the centre of a dispute between the international community and Iran in the wake of the destruction of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752 likely won’t contain information that can push the investigation forward, say Canadian flight recorder experts.


Trains vs. pipelines: 2 Sask. crashes respark debate over risks of moving oil

trains vs pipelines

“Anyone who thinks they can have a perfectly safe system is not living in the real world,” says supply-chain expert Barry Prentice.


Burning biomass in N.S. will speed up the climate crisis, warns MIT prof

Wood chips at Teslin biomass facility

A professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology warns that Nova Scotia’s plan to switch from oil to wood for heating some public buildings will only speed up climate change, but the province is confident in the approach it is taking.


Elk are passing disease to cattle and it could infect humans too


Academics from the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta found it’s very common to have wildlife and livestock passing diseases back and forth. The zoonotic strains can also infect people.