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Two 11-year-olds altered election results in hacker convention’s replica of U.S. voting system

Two 11-year-olds altered election results in hacker convention’s replica of U.S. voting system

Two 11-year-olds managed to hack into a replica of Florida’s election results website in under 15 minutes and change names and tallies during a convention of hackers, organizers said, stoking concerns about security ahead of nationwide…

How one Canadian food court eliminated 117 bags of garbage a day

How one Canadian food court eliminated 117 bags of garbage a day

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…

Planet at risk of heading towards irreversible ‘hothouse’ conditions, new report says

Planet at risk of heading towards irreversible ‘hothouse’ conditions, new report says

The world is at risk of entering “hothouse” conditions with average temperatures 4-5 C higher even if emissions reduction targets under a global climate deal are met, scientists say in…

Data sheds light on how Russian Twitter trolls targeted Canadians

Data sheds light on how Russian Twitter trolls targeted Canadians

In the fall of 2017, when Americans were debating if athletes should kneel during the U.S. national anthem as a form of protest, Russian trolls on Twitter tried to inject…

Federal scientists to be protected against muzzling, political interference

Federal scientists to be protected against muzzling, political interference

Federal departments need to have “scientific integrity” policies to protect their scientists and researchers against muzzling and political interference by the end of this year. All federal departments and agencies…

The dangers of blue-green algae: what you need to know

The dangers of blue-green algae: what you need to know

Ecologists are warning people in Fredericton that a blue-green algae bloom may be behind the sudden deaths of three dogs who died after swimming in the St. John River. New…

‘Charming’ great white shark returns to waters off Nova Scotia

‘Charming’ great white shark returns to waters off Nova Scotia

Hilton is back in Nova Scotia waters — a return that ocean researchers say could reveal an uncharted great white shark mating site in the North Atlantic. The celebrity shark,…

How new telescope technology captured this image of Neptune from down here on Earth

How new telescope technology captured this image of Neptune from down here on Earth

It’s big, cold, blue and 4.3 billion kilometres away. But astronomers using cutting-edge optics technology have taken an image of Neptune that is nearly as sharp as those taken from the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope.…

Over a billion people struggle to stay cool as Earth warms

Over a billion people struggle to stay cool as Earth warms

More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration to keep them cool and to preserve food and medicines as global warming brings…

‘Ghost particle’ reveals source of mysterious cosmic rays

‘Ghost particle’ reveals source of mysterious cosmic rays

For more than 100 years, scientists have speculated about the origin of high-energy cosmic rays, a rain of charged particles that bombard Earth from space at close to light speed. Now a…