We’re flushing money and resources down the drain

To Dr. Nicholas Ashbolt, wastewater has great value, but realizing that value requires an infrastructure overhaul

We’re flushing money and resources down the drain
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Part 4 of a 10-part series: To Dr. Nicholas Ashbolt, wastewater has great value, but realizing that value requires an infrastructure overhaul

Fluoride is not only pointless, it’s a health risk

There are concerns about fluoride’s effect on IQ. And the cost of fluoridation far exceeds its claimed benefit

Fluoride is not only pointless, it’s a health risk
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There are concerns about fluoride’s effect on IQ. And the cost of fluoridation far exceeds its claimed benefit

Beware the coming superintelligence of machines

Machine learning is still in its infancy but it won't be long before humans are forced to deal with some very real issues related to artificial intelligence

Beware the coming superintelligence of machines
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Machine learning is still in its infancy but it won’t be long before humans are forced to deal with some very real issues related to artificial intelligence

Forging new sources for biofuels and hydrocarbon-based products

Part 3 of a 10-part series: Forge Hydrocarbons, a U of A spinoff, turns low-grade fats and oils into valuable fuel

Forging new sources for biofuels and hydrocarbon-based products
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Part 3 of a 10-part series: Forge Hydrocarbons, a U of A spinoff, turns low-grade fats and oils into valuable fuel

An Alberta-made high-seas pollution solution

Part 2 of a 10-part series: Taking the dirty out of dirty oil and cleaning up the world's oceans at the same time

An Alberta-made high-seas pollution solution
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Part 2 of a 10-part series: Taking the dirty out of dirty oil and cleaning up the world’s oceans at the same time

Putting science to work solving real-world problems – and winning awards

University of Lethbridge students continue to win international honours by developing groundbreaking technology

Putting science to work solving real-world problems – and winning awards
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University of Lethbridge students continue to win international honours by developing groundbreaking technology

Starting from scratch: how artificial intelligence can build itself

A computer that can think and reason like a person would have an enormous impact on every aspect of our world

Starting from scratch: how artificial intelligence can build itself
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A computer that can think and reason like a person would have an enormous impact on every aspect of our world

Patients being kept in the dark about best treatment plans

To fight costs, Canadian patients are being denied coverage for biologics until all other (less expensive and less effective) measures are explored

Patients being kept in the dark about best treatment plans
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To fight costs, Canadian patients are being denied coverage for biologics until all other (less expensive and less effective) measures are explored

The flap over tailings pond bird deaths lacks perspective

It’s just plain crazy to let ‘I-hate-oilsands’ activists frame our national energy agenda based on an immaterial number of bird deaths

The flap over tailings pond bird deaths lacks perspective
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It’s just plain crazy to let ‘I-hate-oilsands’ activists frame our national energy agenda based on an immaterial number of bird deaths

Attacks on hydraulic fracturing in B.C. defy settled science 

A public inquiry will simply play into the hands of those who oppose energy production in B.C., depriving the province of significant economic benefits

Attacks on hydraulic fracturing in B.C. defy settled science 
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A public inquiry will simply play into the hands of those who oppose energy production in B.C., depriving the province of significant economic benefits