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    Tuesday April 14, 2015

    Provincial climate meeting undermined by Alberta's absence

    Last December, nations - including Canada - met in Peru to tackle climate change, the message was urgent. Today provinces meet for Climate Summit talks to make headway on emissions standards. But Alberta is missing from the meeting, a province that needs to play a bigger role if Canada is serious about curbing climate change.

    Posted: Apr 14, 2015 8:05 AM
    Last Updated: Apr 14, 2015 11:27 AM
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    Sunday March 29, 2015

    This Week in Totally Trippy Haptic Technology Research

    Spark producer Dan Misener drops by to talk about tactile illusions, and how technology can fool your brain into thinking you’re touching something that’s not there.

    Posted: Mar 29, 2015 12:10 PM
    Last Updated: Mar 27, 2015 4:16 PM
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  • Tuesday April 14, 2015

    Ideas from the Trenches - Why We Obey

    Ideas from the Trenches - Why We Obey

    As part of our continuing series turning a young scholar's work into radio, Tom Howell and Nicola Luksic profile Serbulent Turan, an emerging political scientist at the University of British Columbia. He is asking why people willingly put up with oppression and -- on the flip side -- what's needed to spark a revolution.

    Posted: Apr 14, 2015 3:50 PM
    Last Updated: Apr 14, 2015 12:35 PM
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