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  • Rosetta impact

    Blog Rosetta boldly went where no one has gone before: Bob McDonald

    by Bob McDonald

    The Rosetta spacecraft by the European Space Agency was the first to rendezvous with a comet. The mission which ended this week was a remarkable success, proving once again, that robots are the true explorers of our solar system.

    Posted: Sep 30, 2016 5:42 PM ET
  • Judit collecting well water with villager

    Saturday September 10, 2016

    Quirks & Quarks Saskatchewan lentils may combat arsenic poisoning

    Dr. Judit Smits travels to Bangladesh to conduct a clinical trial using Saskatchewan lentils to counteract arsenic-tainted well water.

    Posted: Sep 10, 2016 11:52 AM ET
    Last Updated: Sep 12, 2016 3:12 PM ET
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  • Caribou near Meadowbank Gold Mine

    Blog Polar bears not the only animals affected by disappearing ice: Bob McDonald

    by Bob McDonald

    This year saw yet another dramatic loss of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean. The iconic image of a polar bear stranded on a small ice floe has come to symbolize this change in the North, but many other animals and even plants are feeling the changes as well.

    Posted: Sep 23, 2016 4:27 PM ET
    Last Updated: Sep 23, 2016 4:32 PM ET