Dr. Sherry Stewart faces a VLT at the Gambling Lab, Dalhousie University.

AddictionsGamblers using hard drugs wanted for Dal study

A research team at Dalhousie is looking for test takers to see if gambling affects a desire for hard drugs.

Jan 15, 2016

Some Nova Scotians still can’t access the Internet – and they’re not happy about it

TechnologyLive in a rural area still without Internet? The province is working on it

Consultants are working to connect remaining one per cent of the province, legislative committee hears

Jan 12, 2016

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Making virtual reality a reality

New technology offers a vivid way for journalists to tell stories

Dec 14, 2015

Robert Burns looks on as a panel of scientists present the dangers of radon at the Halifax Central Library.

HealthTake Action on Radon campaign draws awareness to lethal gas

16 per cent of all lung cancer deaths in Canada are linked to radon, says Health Canada

Nov 24, 2015

Mitchell Maclellan was one of the students creating a video game at the Game Jam.

GamingThink you can make a video game in 24 hours? These students do

Dalhousie’s Computer Science Society brought together amateur and professional game developers to create their own video games

Oct 25, 2015

Student, Zachary Ford, at launch of MyNSFuture at the Halifax Central Library.

Higher education Hey, high school students: your college application just got easier

MyNSFuture launches with goal to help students navigate transition from high school to post-secondary studies

Oct 14, 2015

The WellTrack Mood Tracker helps users track how different situations affect their moods

Mental healthThis app could help you through exams

Web-based counselling service offers option to people who don’t seek treatment

Oct 13, 2015

Space explorationWe need to dream big, says Canadian astronaut

“There is a great benefit to humanity in exploring,” says Jeremy Hansen.

Oct 7, 2015

These dark, narrow, 100 meter-long streaks called recurring slope lineae flowing downhill on Mars are inferred to have been formed by contemporary flowing water.

Space exploration'Don't go looking for Martians on Mars'

Professor David Turner says planet's harsh atmosphere is a creature-killer

Sep 29, 2015