Sci-Tech

Maria Tasiopoulos working the pharmacy counter at Lawaton's drugstore at Robie and Spring Garden

pharmacyThis small part of pharmacy practice is getting a big overhaul

Compounding mistakes have led to deaths at home and abroad this decade

1 day ago

Ian Short illustrating the transit discovery method

SpaceLife beyond Earth? NASA's discovery of new planetary system opens up possibilities

Local stellar astronomer explains why NASA’s discovery is so exciting for the scientific community

Mar 8, 2017

A child is holding the control centre of the robot

KidsA group of children from ages 6 to 9 ran LEGO robots by coding

“It is good for kids that are exposed to the STEM things at this young age”

Mar 7, 2017

Marian Munro says  buttercups, shown above, contain a compound that can severely irritate the skin.

BotanyIs that plant safe to eat? A new app will tell you

Harmful Nova Scotia Plants is a companion app to Useful Nova Scotia Plants

Feb 28, 2017

WellTrack app and online services help students with mental health issues

Mental HealthYes, there's an app for that too now

Dalhousie promotes a new mental health app

Feb 11, 2017

Salmon stocks have been in decline for 'decades' says Fisheries and Oceans Canada

ScienceThere's something in the water ... and it isn't salmon

Dalhousie researchers find toxic ionic aluminum in province's rivers

Feb 9, 2017

Dr. Yana Fedortchouk puts pressure on these diamond crystals

ScienceDiamonds are forever, under the right geological conditions

Earth Sciences professor uses experimental research lab to better understand diamonds

Feb 8, 2017

The first Cape Sharp Tidal turbine, visible in the centre, prior to its installation.

InnovationIs 2017 the year of tidal power in Nova Scotia?

Several companies aim to put tidal turbines into the Bay of Fundy

Feb 3, 2017

The game's trailer on Sony's official Playstation channel with over 160,000 views and a majority of dislikes.

GamingGamers are talking about a new game set in N.S.

Critics are asking why the game was chosen over bigger titles

Jan 31, 2017

Grover Fugate speaks at the ‘Planning for the Oceans of Tomorrow’ event Wednesday evening.

OceansAmerican researchers come to Dalhousie to share ocean success story

Three speakers from Rhode Island explain their strategy

Jan 26, 2017

Blessing or curse?

What’s at stake for journalists who use social media

Jan 16, 2017

Lessons from a little English newsroom

Will journalists in the future work entirely from home?

Jan 13, 2017

A screen capture featuring rooftop solar panels from Solar City's website.

Solar energyFAQ: Solar City and you

Halifax's new energy program offers financing for solar systems, but solar is not the best option for everyone

Dec 7, 2016