Category Archives: Sci/Tech

Wind energy to grow by 20 per cent in 2012 Sci/Tech

By Ryan Saundercook Wind power’s contribution to Canada’s electricity supply is expected to grow by more than 20 per cent by the end of this year, according to the Canadian Wind Energy Association. The association expects new wind energy to add almost 1,200 MW (million watts) of clean energy by the end of 2012. In

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Google celebrates 14th birthday Sci/Tech

By Sarah MacDonald and Stacey Thompson Happy birthday Google! The site, first launched in 1998, celebrates its 14th birthday on Sept. 27. It celebrated with an animated birthday cake doodle. The search engine incorporated on Sept. 4, 1998 but today has been Google’s birthday since 2005 when the site first announced its record number of

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Extinct woolly mammoth could walk earth again Sci/Tech, Uncategorized

by Jeanette Liu The concept made popular in the film Jurassic Park, may no longer just be confined to the big screen. But no need to run, because scientists aren’t planning to bring to life the carnivorous tyrannosaurus rex. Instead, they’re talking about the possibility of resurrecting the now extinct woolly mammoth. An international team

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Apple iPhone 5 launch Sci/Tech

Reporter Sasha Lindsay and videographer Stacey Thompson went to speak with customers at Square One Shopping Centre in Mississauga, who lined up in anticipation for purchase of the Apple iPhone 5.  The phone launched on Sept. 21, 2012.