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Researchers could unleash genetically-edited organisms into wild, warn experts

Researchers could unleash genetically-edited organisms into wild, warn experts

The new technology of genome editing, which is set to transform every aspect of genetic engineering in fields from medicine to agriculture, requires “urgent ethical scrutiny” according to the Nuffield Council on Bioethics. Using the new technology, known as CRSPR-Cas9, does not require a high level of scientific knowledge, raising concerns that malicious “biohackers” or careless enthusiasts might create something ... Read More »

Researchers Found More Evidence On How DNA Evolved

Researchers find evidence that life on Earth didn't only originate from RNA

A new research from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has offered a surprising twist of how life began on earth, questioning the likeability of the “RNA World” Hypothesis and proposing that DNA may have also existed when life began. “Even if you believe in a RNA-only world, you have to believe in something that existed with RNA to help it ... Read More »

ISPs deliver speeds faster than advertised, says CRTC-commissioned report

ISPs deliver speeds faster than advertised, says CRTC-commissioned report

Canadian wireline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) deliver speeds that on average meet or exceed their advertised download and upload speeds, according to an independent study by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). This is the first-ever national, independent study on broadband performance in Canada. Participating ISPs included all the main wireline service providers in Canada, with the exception of ... Read More »

Universal Orlando: Virtual reality of Repository at Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Orlando: Virtual reality of Repository at Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Studios Orlando introduces a scary virtual reality experience titled “Repulsitory” in this year’s Halloween Horror Nights. This attraction has already been launched two weeks ago but fans can get a sneak peak of the attraction on Thursday evening. Tickets are $49.99 and reservations are required. The virtual-reality experience, which is available on select nights through Oct. 31, brings guests ... Read More »

Construction begins on Quebec’s fourth and latest ‘Porsche Centre’

Construction begins on Quebec’s fourth and latest Porsche Centre

Porsche Cars Canada along with the Lauzon Group, officially broke ground on the newest location of a future Porsche Centre in Canada, Porsche Centre Rive-Sud. Located at 1375 Boulevard des Promenades (between boulevard Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Chemin de Chambly) in St. Hubert, Porsche Centre Rive-Sud will be PCL’s fourth fully fledged dealership in the province of Quebec and will ... Read More »

Algae bloom at Island lake leads to swimming warning

Algae bloom at Island lake leads to swimming warning

Blue-green algal bloom confirmed on Bass Lake, Manitoulin Island. The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has advised the Sudbury & District Health Unit that results from samples taken September 26, 2016, from Bass Lake are positive for blue-green algae (cyanobacteria). The samples contained a species of cyanobacteria that can produce toxins. Read More »

Infiniti Executive Confirms, No More Convertibles ‘Report’

Infiniti Executive Confirms, No More Convertibles: Report

Infiniti has no intention to offer high-performance variants of its models to rival the likes of BMW M and Mercedes-AMG. Not yet at least. The information was revealed to Motoring by Infiniti executive Gerardo Carmona, who heads the Japanese luxury brand’s product strategy and blamed low sales for the Q60 Convertible’s demise. Infiniti sold just 3,949 Q60s in the United ... Read More »

2017 Subaru Crosstrek Redesign, Release Date (Video)

2017 Subaru Crosstrek Redesign, Release Date (Video)

The new 2017 Subaru Crosstrek is a versatile vehicle that offers a go-anywhere gusto in a small package. 2017 Subaru Crosstrek redesign At first glance, you expect more from 2017 Subaru Crosstrek . More traction, more maneuverability, more dynamics. However, the CVT really does not give what models of this brand are usually able. Which is not true about the ... Read More »

Algonquin Wolf And Coyote Hunting and Trapping Ban

Algonquin Wolf And Coyote Hunting and Trapping Ban

On the same day wolf and coyote hunting seasons were set to open in most wildlife management units, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) announced its decision to impose an immediate ban on wolf and coyote hunting and trapping in 40 Ontario geographic townships. “Due to the difficulty in visually distinguishing the Algonquin wolf from coyotes and other ... Read More »