How the pandemic pushed puffin research back years

Machias Seal Island is tiny speck of land in the Gulf of Maine. But despite being more than 15 kilometres away from any mainland, the pandemic has found...

First cancer diagnosed in dinosaur fossil hints at communal life

It's a diagnosis that took 75 million years. Canadian researchers who included specialists from surgeons to paleontologists have identified what they say is the first known cancer in...

SpaceX mission with NASA astronauts aboard completes 1st splashdown in 45 years

Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico to close out an unprecedented test flight by...

Microsoft vows to continue efforts to buy TikTok from ByteDance

Microsoft said on Sunday that it would continue discussions to acquire popular short-video app TikTok from Chinese internet giant ByteDance, and that it was aiming to conclude the negotiations...

Yukon man captures 'first record' of ghost moth in territory

A longtime resident of Watson Lake, Yukon, has contributed to the world of science — simply by taking a picture. This week, Peter Skerget took a photo of a...

What would a U.S. ban on Chinese-owned app TikTok mean?

U.S. President Donald Trump says he wants to take action to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns....

By scooping up refundable bottles and cans, 'binners' are helping the environment

Hello, Earthlings! This is our weekly newsletter on all things environmental, where we highlight trends and solutions that are moving us to a more sustainable world. (Sign up here to get it...

King penguin chick gets hands-on treatment after egg rolls and cracks on rocks

Caring staff at the Calgary Zoo did what all the king's horses and all the king's men couldn't in the classic Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme: put an egg back...

A group of international researchers has mapped more of the Arctic Ocean floor than...

The Arctic Ocean floor just got a little less mysterious. A team of international researchers has compiled the most detailed map of the Arctic seabed to date. It...

Ammonite miners dig up 74-million-year-old fish fossil in southern Alberta

Michael Shideler's day-to-day work is what most little kids dream of doing when they grow up — using big machinery to search for fossils. But last month, the superintendent of...