A new study has found that Hawking evaporation can take place beyond the range of a black hole’s event horizon. Find out why this means that everything in the universe will eventually evaporate.
Dying Brains May Experience Surge of Consciousness
Dying brains of some animals and humans show some remarkable brain wave activity. Find out why researchers want to find out if these readings indicate some form of near death experience or hidden consciousness connected to the end of life.
Environmental DNA Poses Scientific and Ethical Dilemmas
Environmental DNA (eDNA) comes from the traces of genetic material organisms shed as they go about their lives. Find out how our ability to analyze human eDNA samples is a mixed blessing for the fields of ecology and forensics.
Mars Exploration News: A Month of Discovery
Mars exploration was in the headlines for several reasons during the month of April. Find out the latest exploits of NASA’s Ingenuity, Curiosity and Insight rover missions on the Red Planet.
Brain Scans Enable Scientists to Read Minds
Brain scans from a recent study enabled scientists to decode what people were thinking. Find out how the researchers used artificial intelligence to read minds, and how this new technology might help people who can’t speak or even change how we all communicate.
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Quasar Origins Explained by Studying Distant Galaxies
Quasar origins have been a mystery to astrophysicists since they discovered these quasi-stellar radio sources sixty years ago. Find out how a team of researchers have discovered that quasars ignite when galaxies collide.
Dismal Progress Reports Cause Earth Day Frustrations
Dismal progress reports from Canada’s Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development and the UN Secretary-General tarnished Earth Day festivities this year. Find out why the status of climate change and mass extinctions is nothing to celebrate.
Amnesty International – State of World’s Human Rights
Amnesty International has just released its annual report on the state of the world’s human rights. Find out how it assesses human rights in 156 countries, including Canada.
Tigers’ Personalities are Unique, Study Finds
Tiger personalities are as distinctive as those of humans, according to a new study. Find out how this clarifies the nature versus nurture debate and can improve nature conservation efforts.