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Canadian team gets 2,098 mpg in supermileage competition

Students from Canada have designed and built a car that is capable of achieving a fuel efficiency of 2,098 mpg (0.11 l/100km). The team from Quebec's Université Laval (University of Laval) was competing in the 36th SAE Supermileage competition. Show More Summary

Big Bang Nixed --"Our Universe Evolved from the Black Hole of a Collapsed 4-D Star" (Today's Most Popular)

“For all physicists know, dragons could have come flying out of the singularity,” said Niayesh Afshordi, an astrophysicist at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Canada. Big Bang was a mirage from collapsing higher-dimensional star, theorists propose. While...

GIF of the Day: Have a Sassy Canada Day

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It's Canada Day! Much like universal healthcare, gay marriage, and CARFAC Fees (national arts funding) our neighbors to the north get to celebrate everything before we do... including their national holiday. So by the time AmericansShow More Summary

Pathogen Killing Light Fixture Kills Bugs on Surfaces and in Air

A pathogen-killing light fixture developed at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland has now been made into a product and is being introduced in hospitals in the U.S. and Canada.The Indigo-Clean, made by Kenall Manufacturing...Show More Summary

Guest Contribution: “Macroeconomic Effects of High-Frequency Uncertainty Shocks”

Today, we are fortunate to have a guest contribution written by Laurent Ferrara (Banque de France and University Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense) and Pierre Guérin (Bank of Canada). The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the Banque de France or of the Bank of Canada. […]

Kansas downs Canada in final exhibition before 2015 World University Games (VIDEO)

Kansas, representing the USA in the World University Games, went 2-0 against Canada this week.

10 Wealthiest Private Colleges and Universities by Endowment

NACUBO (National Association of College and University Business Officers) recently published their yearly list of endowments for institutions of higher learning in the United States, its protectorates and Canada. Previously, we published a list of... Read more The post 10 Wealthiest Private Colleges and Universities by Endowment appeared first on Business Pundit.

University of Toronto Law Faculty Report on Detention of Migrants With Mental Health Issues

Last week, the University of Toronto Faculty of Law's International Human Rights Program released a report entitled We Have No Rights: Arbitrary Imprisonment and Cruel Treatment of Migrants with Mental Health Issues in Canada.According...Show More Summary

Florence Welch Started a Witch Coven and Nobody Knew About It

Photo By Tom Beard / Universal Music Canada This article originally appeared on Noisey Canada. Whether it's equating the price of fame to a ritual blood sacrifice or being “done with her graceless heart so she can cut it out and restart,” in her songs, U.K. Show More Summary

Canada: Original Star Wars Script Discovered in University of New Brunswick Library

From the CBC: Deep in the archives of the University of New Brunswick’s library in Saint John, a famous movie script sat forgotten and collecting dust. It tells the tales of a galaxy far, far away — and no one knows how it got there. Since February, Kristian Brown, a librarian, has been sifting through the […]

An Original ‘Star Wars’ Script You’ve Found – Maybe; Fox Bolsters Consumer Products Team: Global Briefs

The Force is strong with Canada's University of New Brunswick — or is it? Deep in the school's archives, what appears to be an original shooting script for Star Wars has been discovered by librarian Kristian Brown. According to the CBC,...Show More Summary

Christian school asks tribunal to overrule ruling against law school grads

Trinity Western University finished its appeal of the Law Society of Upper Canada’s decision.

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library in Toronto, Canada

Arguably one of the most fascinating libraries in Canada, the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library houses the Rare and Special collections of the University of Toronto. The library strives to preserve these collections while making them entirely...Show More Summary

The Gendered Nature of Canada’s Witchcraft Law

The Gendered Nature of Canada’s Witchcraft Law Here’s an interesting piece on Canadian witchcraft law. Natasha Bakht, University of Ottawa, Common Law Section, and Jordan Palmer, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, have published Modern Law, Modern Hammers: Canada’s Witchcraft Provision as an Image of Persecution at … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

University Health Network and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences Announce Joint Partnership for Health Care Education in Ontario

The University Health Network, one of Canada's largest teaching and research hospital networks, and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences, the only education institution in Canada devoted exclusively to applied health sciences...Show More Summary

Universal Savings Accounts (USAs)

My op-ed today at The Federalist discusses exciting developments in Canada and Britain regarding personal savings. Both nations have implemented universal savings vehicles of the type I proposed with Ernest Christian back in 2002. The...Show More Summary

Canada fact of the day

The University of Toronto’s commercialization office states that it is “in a class with the likes of MIT and Stanford.” But Stanford has generated $1.3-billion (U.S.) in royalties for itself and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology issued 288 U.S. patents last year alone; U of T generates annual licensed IP income of less than $3-million […]

Canadian Association of Law Libraries Conference - Language Rights in Canada

At the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries taking place right now In Moncton, I caught a talk earlier today by University of Moncton law professor Michel Doucet on language rights in Canada. Doucet provided...Show More Summary

Scientists Have Found A Way To Kill HIV

While testing a recently developed molecule, JP-III-48, on samples from HIV-positive patients, researchers at the University of Montreal in Canada observed something groundbreaking. The molecule had the ability to open up HIV “like a flower.” Although this finding is still in its early stages, the team hopes it may set the foundation for new preventive [...]

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