"I distinctly remember my first thought a few hours after arriving in Germany: everything is on schedule. The trains and buses arrived exactly on time and left precisely thirty seconds later. Everyone was dressed in business attire, had no time to waste, and were set on getting to work..."
Could human noise be hurting songbirds? We know our consumption habits are changing the climate, and we’re seeing the results in drought and higher food prices. But it looks like our noise is triggering change, too, though we don’t know exactly how.
Metal powder is being transformed into auto parts using laser technology at the National Research Council’s London office, its new director says.
David Muir, who came from a business management position at 3M Canada, said he’s working with manufacturers in the city and region to improve how auto parts are made.
BlackburnNews.com - Grey Highlands Student Tops At Science Festival - Katherine won a total of $23,750 in cash and scholarships. She is moving on to the University of Western Ontario in September and will be in the Integrated Science Program.
CBC News - Fireball lights up sky over Ontario, Quebec - A blazing "giant" fireball streaked across the sky and exploded with a "boom" over Ontario, Quebec and several northeastern U.S. states after midnight last night.
Ottawa Citizen - Meteor lights up Ottawa sky, earthlings safe - Yes, that blazing light in the eastern sky at about 12:30 a.m. was a meteor. “Tens of thousands” of people witnessed the very bright fireball, mostly in the northeastern United States and a few in Canada, said Peter Brown, a meteor expert at Western University.
Radio-Canada - Tremblements de terre et fracturation - La multiplication récente des puits de fracturation hydraulique et des puits d'injection de fluides à très grande profondeur sont de plus en plus corrélés à la multiplication des événements sismiques au Canada et aux États-Unis.
London Free Press - Brain insight holds promise of therapeutic breakthroughs - While some imagine those in a vegetative state have brains devoid of activity, a London scientist has found the opposite, an insight that someday may help those with brain injury.
CBC News Edmonton - Do fracking activities cause earthquakes? Seismologists and the state of Oklahoma say yes - In the heartland of Oklahoma sits a pretty town dotted with American flags and a quaint main street of century-old brick buildings. But in Guthrie, the devastating impact of oil-industry-induced earthquakes is being felt hard.
Western News - Commentary: Smart people don’t run - "I still contemplate the mysteries of science while running. I still draft manuscripts and grants and plan experiments while I ratchet up the miles."