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Jeff Dahn’s Research Team Improves High-Voltage Lithium-Ion Battery Cell Performance Through Ethylene-Carbonate-Free Electrolytes

Jeff Dahn’s battery technology research team at Dalhousie University in Canada has developed a new means of improving high-voltage, lithium-ion battery cell performance through the use of cyclic carbonates as the enablers for ethylmethyl carbonate (EMC)-based electrolytes, rather than conventional options, according to recent reports. Show More Summary

Kinect 3D Camera Used to Assess Walking of MS Patients

In a recent journal of IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, researchers from McGill University in Canada have described the development of a gait assessment system based on a Microsoft Kinect 3D camera. Intended to be used...Show More Summary

University Tracks Students' Movements Using WiFi, But Says It's OK Because It's Not Tracking Students

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

One of the many revelations from the Snowden files was that Canada's spy agency has been tracking people as they connect to WiFi in different public locations. And if Canada is doing it, you can be pretty sure the NSA and GCHQ are doing...Show More Summary

Macro Musings Podcasts: Nick Rowe

My latest Macro Musings is with Nick Rowe. Nick is is a professor of economics at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. He also is a member of the CD Howe Institute’s Monetary Policy Council and of the Centre for Monetary and Financial Economics at Carleton University. Show More Summary

Canadian university accused of ‘banning’ Jewish students

For the first time, a Jewish or pro-Israel organization is taking legal action against the faculty and student associations of a Canadian university. On August 3, Hasbara Fellowships Canada filed a formal complaint with the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, where it accused the student and faculty associations of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology [...]Show More Summary

Ian Lee on Justin Trudeau’s jobs problem

In the face of poor jobs numbers out of Statistics Canada, Evan Solomon talks to Ian Lee from Carleton University's Sprott School of Business. The post Ian Lee on Justin Trudeau’s jobs problem appeared first on

Wichita St coach suspended after getting tossed in Canada

Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall has been suspended for the last game of an exhibition tour in Canada after receiving two technical fouls and getting kicked out of a game against McGill University        

If the Trumpocalypse actually hits, you’ll need this disaster preparedness bundle

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Everything short of a ticket to Canada is here. Read on for the top 3 things you need to do to survive if 'President Trump' becomes real life.Start Your Own Business— Not  Brought to You By Trump University  This legitimate course bundle (they'll even show you their tax returns) will teach you to make major cash without answering to the man. Show More Summary

Violent Past as Prelude -- "Milky Way Collided With a Small Galaxy or Massive Dark Matter Structure 100 Million Years Ago"

"Our Milky Way had an encounter with a small galaxy or massive dark matter structure perhaps as recently as 100 million years ago," said Larry Widrow, professor at Queen’s University, part of a team of astronomers from Canada and th...

Former Oregon player Aaron Wise wins in Canada

3 weeks agoSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

Former University of Oregon player Aaron Wise won the Syncrude Oil Country Championship on Sunday for his first Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada victory        

Montreal households the greenest in Canada: UBC study

Montreal homes are the most sustainable in the country, and Edmonton's the least, according to a new University of British Columbia study that compares average household greenhouse gas emissions in major cities across Canada. Using census...Show More Summary

Christian Law School Can't Be Denied Accreditation Over Opposition to Homosexuality, Nova Scotia Court Rules

A Christian university in Canada that requires its staff and students to abstain from sex outside of marriage and homosexual behavior cannot be banned from having its law school accredited, a Canadian court ruled on Tuesday.

Scarce versus Abundant TP Equilibria

Canada is in an abundant TP equilibrium. Washrooms in restaurants, shopping malls, museums, universities, and other public places are, generally speaking, well stocked with toilet paper (TP). Inner Mongolia is in a scarce TP equilibrium. With the exception of elite...

Canada’s Carbon Policies Try to Provide Something for Everyone

This article is part of Future Tense, a collaboration among Arizona State University, New America, and Slate. On Tuesday, July 26, Future Tense and the Wilson Center’s Canada Institute will host an event in Washington, D.C., on what it will take for North America to fulfill its energy potential. Show More Summary

Echo Victor - Intercepted Signals

Sounds like: Boards of Canada, Aphex Twin, King of the Mountains Song: Echo Victor - Intercepted Signals What's so good? The universe, dude, what a place. Clearly Echo Victor have been to space. Most likely chilled with a couple really...Show More Summary

UNESCO — with its "World Heritage" site designation — honors Le Corbusier and snubs Frank Lloyd Wright.

The test is “outstanding universal value” to humanity, and as The Washington Post presents it...Among the nearly two-dozen new sites inscribed on the list are Canada’s Mistaken Point, rough Newfoundland cliffs studded with some of the...Show More Summary

A New Type of Horned Dinosaur Named “Hannah”

“Hannah” A New Species of Late Cretaceous Ceratopsian PhD student Scott Persons (University of Alberta, Canada) is one of that admirable breed of young scientists, someone who simply exudes enthusiasm and passion for his work.  In the summer of 2015, at a dig site just outside the Dinosaur Provincial Park, Scott spotted the large nasal […]

Pokémon Go, Jillian Weiss, Canada, Grindr, Non-Swimming Dog, Universal Gear, Rachel Hoff: NEWS

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

CANADA. Anglican Church votes against same-sex unions: “More than 200 delegates attending the six-day General Synod 2016 north of Toronto narrowly rejected the resolution after more than 60 speakers made their points, with most speaking...Show More Summary

A joint study by Canada's York University and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health examines oxytocin's role in binge eatin

July 12, 2016, Porto, Portugal - A study by York University researcher Caroline Davis and her colleagues at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is the first to demonstrate that variants of the Oxytocin Receptor (OXTR) gene contribute to why some of us overeat or engage in episodes of binge eating. Show More Summary

Guest Contribution: “Importer and Exporter Market Share in Exchange Rate Pass-Through”

Today we are pleased to present a guest contribution written by Michael Devereux at the University of British Columbia and Wei Dong and Ben Tomlin at the Bank of Canada. The views expressed below are those of the authors and do not represent those of the Bank of Canada. This post is based on a […]

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