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Elastic glue for heart surgery inspired by slugs

Researchers in Boston have developed a medical adhesive they say can seal holes in the heart and other tissue, an advance that could replace the use …

B.C. teachers begin rotating strikes

B.C. students and their parents joined teachers on the picket line, signed up for impromptu drop-in camps and scrambled to find last-minute child care on the first of four days of a rotating strike by public school teachers. But the growing acrimony on both sides of the labour dispute has meant …

Intel to reduce global workforce by five percent in 2014 | News Home | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Intel Corp plans to reduce its global workforce of 107,000 by about 5 percent this year as the chipmaker, struggling with falling personal-computer sales, shifts focus to faster-growing areas, a company spokesman said on Friday.<p>People visit the Intel booth at the 2013 …

If we want better students, end the 19th-century ‘grading game’

<i>Elyse Watkins of Toronto is currently an International Education Policy master's student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education</i><p>Since elementary school, I knew that grades mattered – a lot. I was a keen student who spent most of my schooling chasing after the highest marks and beating myself up …

The Saudi standoff: Oil-rich nation takes on world’s high-cost producers

In the high-stakes contest between the United States, the biggest shale oil producer, and Saudi Arabia, the biggest oil exporter, America has blinked first.<p>The OPEC refusal to cut production at its November meeting was widely seen as the declaration of a price war against booming U.S. shale oil …

LG G Pad 8.3 review

LG had a pretty great 2013, releasing its best two smartphones to date, the G2 and Nexus 5, and one of the best Android tablets on the market.<p>Too …

Rumour: LG G3 launching in May and packs a 5.5-inch QHD display

Every new flagship smartphone usually has a successor within a year. Rumours are quickly making the rounds that LG is planning to phase out the …

Dropbox Secures $250 Million Funding, Company Valued at $10 Billion

Dropbox, the 6-year old Silicon Valley startup behind the well known file storage and sharing service, has announced that it secured a $250 million …