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Local app company acquired by Apple to stay in Vancouver

A Vancouver company called Buddybuild just announced that they’ve been acquired by Apple.<p>They’re one of the local tech companies you don’t hear much …

Breakthrough of the Year 2017

Breakthrough of the year<p>Cosmic convergence<p>The merger of two neutron stars captivated thousands of observers and fulfilled multiple astrophysical …

LIGO

With CRISPR, geneticists have a powerful new weapon in the battle against ALS

For many people today, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, aka ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is most commonly linked with both the fundraising Ice Bucket …

Genetics

A new implant heals broken legs by transforming into real bone

New Bones<p>When a bone breaks, medical devices and objects like screws and pins are often used to hold the pieces together while the bone heals. But …

The 20 Coolest Gadgets of 2017

Another hellish year on this mortal plane is about to come to a conclusion. Soon, hopefully, the abject mediocrity will fade and we’ll forget …

15 Documentaries on Netflix That Will Make You A Better Person

As the holidays approach, your mind might begin to drift towards self-improvement. Many New Year’s resolutions are broken every year because people …

Daily Hive

Vegetarian eats have become the norm in Vancouver, and whether they are new or have been around for decades, this city’s got a plethora of stellar …

Human Mini-Brains Growing Inside Rat Bodies Are Starting to Integrate

"We are entering totally new ground here."<p>Filed Under Animals, Biology, Ethics & Work<p>Stem cell technology has advanced so much that scientists can …

Neurophilosophy

8 Gmail Hacks That Will Boost Your Productivity

Time to get smart.<p>Filed Under Computers & Work<p>Chances are extremely good you use Gmail as your email service of choice. With over one billion active …

Productivity

10 awesome spots to watch a sunset in Vancouver

Now the sun is shining and the days are getting longer, Vancouver’s sunsets are starting to look spectacular, as they bathe our big skies in pink, …

Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

The 86 cancer patients were a disparate group, with tumors of the pancreas, prostate, uterus or bone. One woman had a cancer so rare there were no tested treatments. She was told to get her affairs in order.<p>Still, these patients had a few things in common. All had advanced disease that had resisted …

These Decadent Cakes and Pies Are Actually Good for You

NYC-based dessert shop Rawsome Treats makes the kind of desserts that look like they’re filled with a myriad of bad-for-you ingredients. But in …

Put nature at the heart of the education system

Michael McCarthy (Screens have led to a nature deficit. Kids need to be outdoors, 1 April) highlighted my idea of developing a GCSE in natural history. It is heartening that so many people agree. In response to those who see problems, ranging from the lack of suitably qualified teachers to natural …

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