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Empowering a new generation of scientists and innovators

25 Oct 2018

On any given day, the teachers at Dr. C.F. Cannon in Durham Region, a diverse community east of Toronto, have their work cut out for them as they strive to prepare students for the world into which they will one day graduate. The 375 kids who attend the elementary school, from kindergarten to grade 8,… Read More ›

Satellites and data are going to help us phase out fossil fuels. Here’s how — The European Sting – Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology –

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Matt Gray, Head of Power and Utilities, Carbon Tracker Initiative Power and industry are responsible for around two-thirds of carbon emissions and half of energy demand, and yet we are frequently kept in the… Read More ›

Green light for VAT overhaul to simplify system and cut fraud

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs on Wednesday backed the bulk of the European Commission’s proposed reform of the VAT system, while proposing some adjustments, such as to set a maximum VAT rate. Two pieces of legislation were put to the vote. One aims to facilitate trade, especially… Read More ›

Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 2S is a more powerful take on an already beautiful phone

Engadget Chris Velazco Facebook says Zuckerberg won’t testify to UK lawmakers © Provided by Engadget By now, you probably know exactly what to expect from a smartphone sequel with an S in its name: it’ll be faster than its predecessor but its design won’t change very much. That’s not necessarily a bad thing for Xiaomi’s… Read More ›

The newest elements finally have names

These superheavies honor the places or people instrumental in the discovery of such rare elements Emily Conover Emily Conover Jun 8, 2016 — 3:54 pm EST Jun 8, 2016 — 3:54 pm EST Four elements, officially added to the periodic table in December (and highlighted here in yellow), now have names that honor Japan, Moscow,… Read More ›

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