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Open Letter Leads to Peer Review Changes
Jef Akst | Jul 14, 2016
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research will reverse some of the recent changes to its grant-reviewing processes after protests from researchers.
Researchers to CIHR: Reverse Peer Review Changes
Jef Akst | Jul 5, 2016
Nearly 1,200 scientists are asking the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to undo recent changes to its grant-review process.
GM Salmon Approved in Canada
Tracy Vence | May 23, 2016
Federal regulators OK the genetically modified fish for sale as food.
Canada's Science-Friendly Federal Budget
Bob Grant | Mar 28, 2016
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s administration has proposed a budget that delivers on his promise to support basic science in the country.
Speaking of Science 2015
Bob Grant | Dec 31, 2015
A year’s worth of noteworthy quotes
Speaking of Science
Staff | Dec 1, 2015
December 2015's selection of notable quotes
Canadian Gov’t Scientists “Unmuzzled”
Kerry Grens | Nov 8, 2015
The nation’s new leader has appointed cabinet-level science ministers and has removed red tape for researchers wishing to speak with the media.
Hairy Situation for Wolves
Molly Sharlach | Nov 16, 2014
Researchers find high stress hormone levels in the hair of hunted wolves in Northern Canada.
Ancient Plant Virus Found in Caribou Poop
Molly Sharlach | Oct 29, 2014
Researchers resurrect a virus from 700-year-old frozen feces found in northern Canada.
First North American H5N1 Death
Abby Olena | Jan 9, 2014
A person in Canada has died of the first confirmed human case of H5N1 avian flu in North America.