Using MRIs Calgary Scientists Aim to Reduce Use of Mice and Rats in Medical Research

The University of Calgary now has a small MRI to help minimize the number of rats and mice they have in their experiments. Using the small MRI, medical scientists at the university... Read more »

Paddleboarder Attacked By Shark in Hawaii

It was a peaceful day until a scream filled a private beach on Hawaii’s biggest island. A man was paddleboarding when a shark attacked him. The beach didn’t have a lifeguard, but... Read more »

The African Continent is Splitting In Two

It’s just the beginning, but it’s happening right under our feet. The earth is in constant motion, even if we don’t always feel it. Well, Kenya has been experiencing a change that... Read more »

Deer Ticks Found at Ojibway Prairie Complex. Do They Carry Lyme Disease?

Warm temperatures also bring to life ticks and with ticks Lyme disease is only a bite away. While our intention is not to strike fear among the people that enjoy taking a... Read more »

Woman Plays the Flute During Brain Surgery

It’s probably not the best stage to entertain your audience, but this professional musician played her flute while she was having a brain surgery. If you’re wondering why would someone do this... Read more »

HPV Puts Both Men and Women at Risk of Cancer, But More Women Got the HPV Vaccine

HPV, or the Human Papillomavirus, can infect both women and men. It is a common STI virus that affects 25% of the U.S. population. Some strains of HPV can lead to oral,... Read more »

Report Estimates 1 in 66 Canadian Children Has Autism Spectrum Disorder

A report released on Thursday by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) detailed that one in 66 Canadian children between 5 and 17 years old has autism spectrum disorder. This report... Read more »

Urban Design Could Prevent Childhood Obesity: Walking Space Needed

When urban spaces are designed, we should also consider health risks, according to a study. It seems that neighborhoods that have more walking space have a better impact on children’s weight and... Read more »

Snowy Easter Weekend for West-Central Alberta

  Even though it is already springtime, winter is just too stubborn and won’t leave Alberta alone! Environment Canada has already issued snowfall warning for Thursday night in parts of western and... Read more »

Western Canada Island Hid 13,000 Years Old Human Footprints

Archaeologists have recently discovered human footprints on a beach on Calvert Island, northeast of Vancouver Island, Canada. These footprints appear to date back to 13,000 years ago. That would mean these are... Read more »