Mammoths and North American horses vanished later than previously thought: researchers
News/Canada/Hamilton: Mammoths didn’t die out until about 6,000 years ago — more recently than previously believed — as did the wild horses that once grazed the plains of North America, according to new findings out of McMaster University.
Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan invest $3.4B for science advances
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are investing up to $3.4 billion to advance human health over 10 to 15 years, according to a spokesperson for their philanthropic organization, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
Instagram offers 'drug pipeline' to kids, tech advocacy group claims
Instagram says it prohibits drug sales, but accounts advertising the sale of Xanax, ecstasy, opioids and other drugs are still widespread and easy to find on the platform, including for young users, according to a report released by tech advocacy group the Tech Transparency Project (TTP) on Tuesday.
Top-emitting Alberta oilsands site got government relief from pollution payments, Reuters reports
News/Canada/Calgary: For three straight years, Alberta's government granted Canada's most emissions-intense oilsands facility reductions in payments that polluters are required to make for generating higher emissions than most of the industry, a government document obtained by Reuters shows.
FAA issues aircraft restrictions linked to 5G technology, warns of possible flight diversions
The Federal Aviation Administration announced a new rule on Tuesday that forbids pilots from using auto-landing and other flight systems at low altitudes where 5G wireless signals could interfere with instruments that measure a plane's distance to the ground.
Tracking omicron: Canadian scientists race to understand new variant
News/Health: Canadian scientists are racing to understand more about the threat of the omicron variant — how fast it spreads, whether it causes more or less severe illness, and if it can escape previous immunity to COVID-19.