New colouring book helps people have fun while learning about the human brain
A new colouring book offers an accessible way to learn about the human brain and the importance of keeping it healthy.
Scientists will be keenly studying 4-billion-year-old asteroid sample
Scientists will be busy analyzing a rare and ancient piece of the asteroid Bennu, which was brought to Earth on Sept. 24 as part of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx robotic mission. The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) provided the mission with an OSIRIS-Rex Laser Altimeter (OLA). It scanned the asteroid’s surface and allowed the mission team to create a 3D map from 0.6…
Conference seeks to provide a Black lens on coping with climate change
Carleton conference gives a voice to a BIPOC perspective on climate change.
For the birds: The joys of counting down to spring with winter FeederWatch in Canada, U.S.
Project FeederWatch is a great way for scientists to directly engage with citizens to make broad observations about birds.
Teen science whiz adds Nature Inspiration Award to long list of achievements
Ottawa area teen Naila Moloo recently won the Nature Inspiration Award from the Canadian Museum of Nature for her innovative leadership on projects such as the creation of flexible solar panels.
A dangerous shell game: Ontario’s Bill 23 adds to threats faced by Ottawa’s at-risk turtles, experts say
Local reptile experts advocate greater awareness of Ottawa’s at-risk turtles after the passing of Bill 23.
Study by uOttawa professor helps explain Earth’s slow recovery from ancient mass extinction and offers warning for today
Earth couldn’t get back to a normal state of self-regulation because ,of extinction of certain microorganisms potentially explaining why it took so long for life to return to the planet.
It’s all about the clicks: Carleton scientist shows how sperm whale dialects mirror human culture
Researchers at Carleton University and beyond are identifying sperm whale dialects and social cultures to boost conservation efforts.
Selfies with a mammoth: Ottawa museums test drive augmented reality as a way to grab visitors and viewers
Ottawa museums are looking to augmented and virtual reality to complement their exhibits.
Researchers work with fungi in promising study aimed at healing gut disease
Research shows the influence of fungi on gut health, and possible use of vaccine for relief from Irritable Bowel Disease.
Protecting the peat: Conservationists have bought a bit of the threatened Alfred Bog
Conservationists have announced the purchase of a small chunk of the environmentally sensitive and important Alfred Bog east of Ottawa. Capital Current explains the implications. The purchase will help protect the largest remaining chunk of privately owned peatland in southern Ontario’s largest bog – but it’s still a tiny fraction of a rapidly shrinking ecosystem
Magic of Lights brightens the community mood with vibrant holiday colours
The sixth season of the Magic of Lights is underway at Wesley Clover Parks where visitors can get into the holiday spirit until Jan. 8, 2022.