Sci-Tech

International lawyer Steven Hoffman tries to lighten the mood with a “cuter superbug.”

HealthThese 3 problems affect our fight against superbugs

Countries need to co-operate to ward off expected increase in deaths, says international lawyer and University of Ottawa professor

Jan 30, 2016

Documentary in the digital age

How is technology transforming factual filmmaking?

Jan 27, 2016

Looking south over Halifax from Citadel Hill, just before dawn. Venus is clearly visible as a bright point in the sky.

ScienceWant to see the bright planets from Halifax? Here’s how

The closest planets are all visible at the same time. Here’s the science behind it and the best places to get a look in Halifax

Jan 26, 2016

TechnologyHow to train your robot

Armbrae robotics team prepares Lego robot for February provincials

Jan 21, 2016

Hoverboarding in Halifax is a current grey area

TransportationHoverboards not covered in new motor vehicle law

Amendments to the Motor Vehicle Act cover Segways, but not the newer devices that became popular in 2015

Jan 21, 2016

Alex Gillis talks to Mitchell Reardon and Lukas Willsie about the game design ideas they came up with at the workshop.

MentoringHalifax teen creating opportunities for peers in technology

Alex Gillis is creating an environment of teamwork and collaboration for young tech entrepreneurs

Jan 19, 2016

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