Category Archives for "Technology & Science"

Aug 17

A Sparkling Opportunity

By Gateway Gazette

By Karen Simmons Canada is the world’s 3rd largest diamond producer and the Diamond Bourse, the hub for the diamond industry with headquarters in 30 major countries around the world, Canada’s office is in Toronto, Ontario and is the only all inclusive bourse in the world.  The BIG IDEA is to put Alberta on the map […]

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Aug 11

When to Upgrade your Tablet

By Gateway Gazette

A tech favourite for those young and old alike, tablets are a lighter, bag-friendly option for playing apps, reading books and news, watching videos, and surfing the web. They’re also great for students and others who are on the go and offer many of the same features you would find on a laptop while providing […]

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Aug 10

Learn to Shoot Photos of Meteors

By Gateway Gazette

Want to try to capture a meteor on film? The first step is planning. The next step is to gather your equipment. Then on to the capture process itself.. By Henry Shaw of SummersMagic Photography in Baltimore, Maryland. [Editor’s Note: Meteor showers are going on now and will last through mid-August! We’ve already been getting […]

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Aug 03

Watchers Spy Rare White Whale Migaloo

By Gateway Gazette

By Deborah Byrd in EARTH | July 27, 2016 Not all experts agree that the white whale spotted off Australia’s east coast on Tuesday was the beloved Migaloo. But most are adamant it was. Rare white whale – believed to be the whale known as Migaloo – and a friend making their way northward along […]

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Aug 03

Leading the Fight Against Hepatitis

By Gateway Gazette

UAlberta is recognized as a global leader in viral hepatitis research, making discoveries that change lives. Every day, 4,000 people die from chronic viral hepatitis. More than 400 million people are infected with hepatitis B or C worldwide. By comparison, there are between 35 and 40 million HIV carriers around the world. Despite vaccines for […]

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Jul 27

Minister Hehr Announces Contract Award for New Resource for Veterans’ Caregivers

By Gateway Gazette

Online interactive tool will help caregivers support themselves and their loved ones while undergoing treatment and recovery Ottawa — The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, today announced the successful bidder for a contract to develop a new online tool that will help caregivers of Veterans with physical and […]

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