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How Rogers, Telus and Bell sell access to your location data to third-party companies

How Rogers, Telus and Bell sell access to your location data to third-party companies

A joint venture between Canada’s three largest telecom companies has been selling the real-time location of its subscribers to third parties — as long as they have your consent, the company…

How huge dinosaurs nested without crushing their eggs

How huge dinosaurs nested without crushing their eggs

Comparison of medium-sized and giant oviraptorosaurs nesting. The smaller one distributes its weight over both the eggs and the central opening of the nest during incubation. The giant individual likely…

How a ‘bionic’ vest is boosting human abilities at a Ford plant

How a ‘bionic’ vest is boosting human abilities at a Ford plant

In theory, Paul Collins can do his entire job in 50 seconds. In reality, he has no choice. That’s how much time he has to work on the car suspended…

Virus that has contributed to ‘mass mortality’ in reptiles confirmed in Canadian turtle for 1st time

Virus that has contributed to ‘mass mortality’ in reptiles confirmed in Canadian turtle for 1st time

A strain of virus that has contributed to “mass-mortality events” in fish, frogs and salamanders has been confirmed in a Canadian reptile for the first time. Ranavirus causes lesions to open…

Arctic ice melt, increased shipping endangers whales: study

Arctic ice melt, increased shipping endangers whales: study

Melting ice caused by climate change has given ships more access to Arctic waters, which researchers say could have serious consequences for the survival of bowhead and beluga whales. Lauren…

Canada’s top science prize won by researcher who spies on shape-shifting proteins

Canada’s top science prize won by researcher who spies on shape-shifting proteins

Lewis Kay, a Toronto researcher who developed a technique to watch microscopic proteins reposition themselves and change their shapes within cells, has won the $ 1 million Herzberg Gold Medal, Canada’s…

A look at the DNA testing that ID’d the suspected Golden State serial killer

A look at the DNA testing that ID’d the suspected Golden State serial killer

Joseph James DeAngelo, who authorities suspect is the so-called Golden State Killer responsible for at least a dozen murders and 50 rapes in the 1970s and ’80s, did not enter…

Probing your DNA could trigger future privacy violations

Probing your DNA could trigger future privacy violations

Timothy Caulfield says he had “zero privacy concerns” when he spit in a test tube and mailed it off to 23andMe, a DNA genetic testing and analysis company, for a…

‘We need to rethink the entire plastics industry’: Why banning plastic straws isn’t enough

‘We need to rethink the entire plastics industry’: Why banning plastic straws isn’t enough

Reduce, Reuse and Rethink is a CBC News series about recycling. We’re exploring why our communities are at a turning point and exploring ways to recycle better. You can be part of the…

U.S., U.K. accuse Russia of launching cyber espionage campaign

U.S., U.K. accuse Russia of launching cyber espionage campaign

The United States and Britain on Monday alleged that Russian government-backed hackers had infected computer routers around the world in a cyber espionage campaign that targeted government agencies, businesses and…

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