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Vanadium-Flow Batteries: The Energy Storage Breakthrough We've Needed

The latest, greatest utility-scale battery storage technology to emerge on the commercial market is the vanadium redox battery, also known as the vanadium flow battery.<p>V-flow batteries are fully containerized, nonflammable, compact, reusable over semi-infinite cycles, discharge 100% of the stored …

Clean Energy

Des enfants réfugiés syriens privés de travailleuses sociales à Montréal

EXCLUSIF - La moitié des travailleuses sociales auprès des jeunes sont absentes et ne sont pas remplacées au CSSS Bordeaux-Cartierville …

Québec

Photosynthesis breakthrough crams millions of years of plant evolution into months

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Scientists have used gene editing to turn off specific plant genes to boost plant growth by 15%, if transplanted into rice, …

How Bad is the Radiation on Mars?

Human exploration of Mars has been ramping up in the past few decades. In addition to the eight active missions on or around the Red Planet, seven …

Space

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Newly discovered spider looks just like a dried-up leaf

In the animal kingdom, sometimes the best survival strategy is to pretend to be something you're not — either to ambush unsuspecting prey or to …

New era of 'cut and paste' humans close as man injected with genetically-edited blood

A world where DNA can be rewritten to fix deadly diseases has moved a step closer after scientists announced they had genetically-edited the cells of a human for the first time using a groundbreaking technique.<p>A man in China was injected with modified immune cells which had been engineered to fight …

Genetics

Syria: Aleppo pounded by 'heaviest bombardment' since war began

<b>(CNN) —</b> Syrian regime forces pounded eastern Aleppo with airstrikes for a sixth straight day Sunday, bringing the death toll to almost 300 in the most intense bombing since the war began five years ago, rescuers say.<p>Among the latest reported violence: a suspected chemical attack that killed four …

Middle East

U.N.: Dozens of Muslims massacred by Buddhists in Burma

<b>YANGON, Burma</b> -- The United Nations has confirmed that at least 48 Muslims appear to have been killed when Buddhist mobs attacked a village in an …

Myanmar

Myanmar Information Guide<p>October 8 2015 | Version 1.0<p>How to Use This Guide<p>Myanmar represents a new focus region for STAND Canada for 2015–16. This …

Who are the Rohingya and what is happening in Myanmar?

26 September 2017<p>This week marks one month since the recent crisis began in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, forcing 430,000 Rohingya people to flee their …

43 Scientists Banded Together To Warn The World Of ‘Megafauna’ Extinction…It’s Time We Listen

Forty-three scientists from around the globe co-authored an article that discusses the potentially grim future of the planet’s megafauna (animals over 90 pounds). Titled “Saving the World’s Terrestrial Megafauna” the study was published today in the latest Oxford Journal’s <i>Bioscience,</i> and claims …

Biodiversity

Des experts de l'OTAN prennent part à un exercice militaire en Alberta

La probabilité d'une attaque biologique ou chimique terroriste rehausse l'importance d'un exercice militaire de l'OTAN qui se déroule jusqu'au 29 …

OTAN

How MIT's new biological 'computer' works, and what it could do in the future - ExtremeTech

How MIT’s new biological ‘computer’ works, and what it could do in the future<p>By on July 25, 2016 at 7:49 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Biology

Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says

If you're intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you'll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the speed at which they processed visual information …

33 M$ d'Ottawa pour améliorer l'accès des Premières Nations de l'Ontario à l'eau potable

EXCLUSIF - Le gouvernement fédéral investira au moins 33 millions de dollars cette année en Ontario pour améliorer l'accès des Premières Nations à …

Ontario

Des Innus veulent bloquer les forages sur Anticosti

La communauté innue d'Ekuanitshit, à Mingan, sur la Côte-Nord, déposera une demande d'injonction pour stopper les travaux de forage par fracturation …

Québec

Trudeau signe l'accord de libre-échange Canada-Ukraine

Près d'un an après la conclusion des négociations entre le Canada et l'Ukraine, le premier ministre Justin Trudeau, en visite à Kiev, a apposé sa …

Libre-Échange

Réunion de l'OTAN sur fond de tension avec Moscou

Des pays d'Europe de l'Est souhaitent une présence accrue de l'OTAN contre le géant russe, qu'ils considèrent comme une menace depuis l'annexion de …

OTAN

Google vous fait visiter virtuellement des châteaux de la Loire

Visiter des châteaux de la vallée de la Loire devant son ordinateur, c'est maintenant possible. Le géant Google a signé une entente avec 18 châteaux, …

Google

Le prix du baril de pétrole devrait atteindre 60 $US en 2017, selon des analystes

Des analystes de la firme Deloitte ont prédit que le prix du baril de pétrole allait demeurer aux alentours de 50 $US jusqu'à la fin de l'année puis …

Société

L'accord de libre-échange entre le Canada et l'Union européenne devra être ratifié par les États membres

La décision a été rendue mardi par la Commission européenne. L'exécutif européen espère que l'accord pourra être signé en octobre prochain.

Union Européenne