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Gravitational waves in cosmic microwave background | SMCC Experts Available | March 17, 2014

Gravitational waves in cosmic microwave background | SMCC Experts Available | March 17, 2014Today, researchers from the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics announced that they had found evidence of gravitational waves...

Fire at L’Isle-Verte | SMCC Experts Available | January 23, 2014

Fire at L’Isle-Verte | SMCC Experts Available | January 23, 2014A fire in a seniors residence killed at least five people last night in the town of L’Isle-Verte, 230 km...

SMCC Holiday Closure & Top Five of 2013

SMCC Holiday Closure and Top Five Science Stories of 2013 | December 20, 2013The Science Media Centre of Canada will be closed for the holidays from Monday, December 23, 2013...

Montreal meteor - Expert Comments

Montréal meteor - Expert CommentsAt about 8 PM last night (November 26, 2013) residents of Montréal and surrounding areas reported hearing a loud bang, low rumbling, or in some cases...

SMCC AGM | November 25, 2013

The Science Media Centre of Canada invites you to our 4th Annual General Meeting Welcome and the Business of the AGM Dr. Kevin Keough, Chair of the SMCC Board of Directors SMCC Achievements 2012-2013 Penny...

Typhon Haiyan - Réactions d’ingénieurs

Les équipes de secours sont arrivées aux Philippines après le passage meurtrier du typhon Haiyan. Une des préoccupations en ce moment est l’accès à l’eau potable. Comment un désastre comme...

Veille scientifique - 20 septembre, 2013

Veille scientifique du CCSM – 20 septembre 2013La soie d’araignées est un matériau hybride qui combine une phase souple -- qui fournit flexibilité et dissipation d’énergie -- et une phase...

Heads Up | August 20, 2013

Carbon monoxide, midwives and aftershock earthquakes.

Heads Up | August 16, 2013

Surviving a heart failure, cooperation among children, and the glycemic index.

Heads Up | August 13, 2013

Insect hearing, migration patterns and a vegetative patient.

Heads Up | August 2, 2013

Monarchs, lampreys and Dino 101.

Heads Up | July 30, 2013

 Worms, maggots and bone marrow transplants.

Heads Up | July 26, 2013

Runaway greenhouse effect, oysters and meteorites.

Heads Up | July 23, 2013

Bird’s bills, flight costs and Martian meteorites make a date.  

Heads Up | July 19, 2013

Morning meal men, bumblebee promiscuity and the first comprehensive look at the Chelyabinsk meteor. 

Taking the Questions out of Quantum | Webinar Alert | July 24, 2013

When Blackberry co-founder Mike Lazaridis announced a new $100 million fund for quantum computing technologies in March, discussion re-ignited as to just what a quantum computer will look like. But...

16 juillet | Un nouveau dinosaure à corne, des virus géants et pourquoi les humains s’entretuent

H7N9 : les antiviraux existants inutilesmBioDes chercheurs ont trouvé que les antiviraux tels le Tamiflu et le Relenza étaient inutiles pour combattre les souches de la grippe H7N9. De plus,...

Heads Up | June 25

 Ancient horses, super-Earths and the science of throwing. 

Heads Up | June 28

 Whale tag, military mental health and makin’ it rain. 

Heads Up | July 2

 Treacherous white cells, intensive agriculture and IVF. 

Toronto Floods | Experts Comment | July 9 2013

A cluster of storms poured down over 90mm of rain on Toronto yesterday, causing widespread flooding, closing many roads and transit systems. Below are some comments from Canadian researchers on...

Déraillement de train et explosions à Lac-Mégantic

Déraillement de train et explosions à Lac-MéganticUne série d’explosions est survenue en plein centre du village de Lac-Mégantic dans les Cantons-de-l’Est au Québec le samedi 6 juillet vers une heure...

State of the World's Birds | Webinar | June 20, 2013

From spoonbills to eagles, from sparrows to condors, birds are an environmental bellwether. Their health reflects the health of our environment. Around the world, birds are declining, and it’s only getting worse. How can we help?   The SMCC...

E. coli Backgrounder | June 5

The SMCC has prepared a backgrounder on the science of E. coli. It was done in cooperation with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, for journalists covering the release of a...