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

Mar 24, 2017

Christine Stortini says she's surprised some people still think climate change is not real.

climate changeClimate science is not unclear

Local climate experts set the record straight

Mar 23, 2017

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