Canada
Open Letter Leads to Peer Review Changes
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
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
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
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
Speaking of Science 2015
Bob Grant | Dec 31, 2015
A year’s worth of noteworthy quotes
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2015
December 2015's selection of notable quotes
Canadian Gov’t Scientists “Unmuzzled”
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
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
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
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.