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Quebec murder victim told police she feared for her safety

Quebec murder victim told police she feared for her safety

Daphné Boudreault, 18, was found by police Wednesday around 12:30 p.m. at a residence in Mont-Saint-Hilaire with serious injuries that led to her death after being transported to hospital. The woman’s ex-boyfriend, 22-year-old Anthony Pratte-Lops, was arrested shortly after police made the gruesome discovery. Neighbour Lauren Gagnon said around 12 p.m. Wednesday, she saw a female police officer walking around ... Read More »

Researchers has re-written 130 years of dinosaur history

Researchers has re-written 130 years of dinosaur history

New fossil evidence discovered by researchers at the University of Cambridge could alter the dinosaur family tree, recent findings published in the journal Nature report. According to BBC News, lead author Matthew Baron of Cambridge and his colleagues looked at fossil evidence and determined that the dinosaurs may have actually originated in the Northern Hemisphere – possibly in a region ... Read More »

German Researchers Test Artificial Sun in Effort to Make Climate-Friendly Fuel

German Researchers Test Artificial Sun in Effort to Make Climate-Friendly Fuel

Researchers from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) are testing a novel way to generate hydrogen, a potential green energy source, by using a massive array of lights normally found in movie theaters. This experiment involving the world’s “largest artificial sun” is taking place in Jülich, a town located 30 kilometers (19 miles) west of Cologne, and it was designed by ... Read More »

Scientists develop smartphone accessory to test sperm viability

Scientists develop smartphone accessory to test sperm viability

Scientists from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed an inexpensive and discrete way of screening for male infertility by creating an app that could be used with a few phone accessories. “When men go through the process it’s always an awkward experience,” Hadi Shafiee, one of the researchers and an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, ... Read More »

Eighteen employees taken to hospital after carbon monoxide leak at Scarborough restaurant

Eighteen employees taken to hospital after carbon monoxide leak at Scarborough restaurant

The call above saw as many as 18 people taken to hospital with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning on Wednesday. Emergency crews were called to the Mandarin Restaurant, a popular buffet at Eglinton Avenue East and Birchmount Road, around 3 p.m., after reports of someone having difficulty breathing. Toronto fire says there were high readings of the deadly odourless gas toward ... Read More »

UK police arrest eight in London terror-attack probe: report

UK police arrest eight in London terror-attack probe: report

Eight arrests have been made in raids carried out by police overnight following the terror attack in Westminster which left four people dead. Four people were killed in the incident yesterday afternoon which saw dozens of people knocked down by an assailant in a car before he got out and stabbed police man Keith Palmer to death inside the grounds ... Read More »

Ancient shrimp fossil Named in Honor of Sir David Attenborough

Ancient shrimp fossil Named in Honor of Sir David Attenborough

The team, from the University of Leicester, Imperial College London and the universities of Oxford and Yale, have named the ancient crustacean Cascolus ravitis, in honour of Sir David Attenborough who is celebrating turning 90 this year. The name ‘Cascolus’ is derived from the Old English source for the surname Attenborough. The researchers discovered Cascolus ravitis in Herefordshire in the ... Read More »

Drunk Pilot pleads guilty after passing out in cockpit

Drunk Pilot pleads guilty after passing out in cockpit

A pilot who passed out in a cockpit before a scheduled flight in Canada has pleaded guilty to being impaired while in control of an aircraft. Miroslav Gronych pleaded guilty yesterday to having care and control of an aircraft while impaired. The Slovenian national admitted to having drunk a bottle of vodka in his hotel room before his flight. Read More »

NASA: The Curiosity Mars rover’s wheels are starting to break

NASA: The Curiosity Mars rover's wheels are starting to break

NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover is experiencing wearing and breaking in its wheel treads. The space agency just announced last Tuesday the first two breaks in its wheel treads, as it spotted the breaks during the routine check of the wheels. A routine check of the aluminum wheels on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has found two small breaks on the rover’s ... Read More »

Scientists say parrots join each other in laughter

Scientists say parrots join each other in laughter

A playful parrot has an infectious laugh that influences the behaviour of its feathered friends, researchers have discovered. Study by a team led by Raoul Schwing of the Messerli Research Institute in Austria and published in the journal Current Biology reveals that in its vocal repertoire the kea has a “play call” – a sound that both announces its own ... Read More »

Samsung Announces Bixby Before Galaxy S8 Launch, Report

Samsung Announces Bixby Before Galaxy S8 Launch, Report

We have been hearing rumors that Samsung would introduce a new voice activated assistant with its Galaxy S8 smartphone called Bixby and now Samsung has made it official. According to InJong Rhee, executive vice president and Head of R&D Software and Services at Samsung, Bixby offers a “deeper experience” than rival services, thanks to its proficiency in the areas of ... Read More »