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Debunk, don’t ‘prebunk,’ and other psychology lessons for social media moderation image
Debunk, don’t ‘prebunk,’ and other psychology lessons for social media moderation image
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If social networks and other platforms are to get a handle on disinformation, it’s not enough to know what it is — you have to know how people react to it. Researchers at MIT and Cornell have some surprising but subtle findings that may affect how Tw...



U.K. doctors to ‘urgently review’ 12-week gap between coronavirus vaccine doses image
U.K. doctors to ‘urgently review’ 12-week gap between coronavirus vaccine doses image
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AstraZeneca has said it believes a first dose of its vaccine offers protection after 12 weeks, but Pfizer says it has not tested the efficacy of its jab after such a long gap. Continue reading →



Banff business group suggests rapid COVID-19 tests to reopen economy safely image
Banff business group suggests rapid COVID-19 tests to reopen economy safely image
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The group of businesses would cover the costs of deploying COVID-19 rapid tests if the Alberta government will supply them. Watch video →



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Monarch butterfly population getting closer to extinction image
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Scientists estimate the monarch population in southern Canada and the eastern U.S. has fallen about 80 per cent since the mid-1990s. Continue reading →



Elon Musk is donating $100M to find the best carbon capture technology image
Elon Musk is donating $100M to find the best carbon capture technology image
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Elon Musk said Thursday via a tweet that he will donate $100 million towards a prize for the best carbon capture technology. Musk, who recently surpassed Amazon’s Jeff Bezos to become the world’s richest person, didn’t provide any more details except...



COVID-19 variants could be spreading across Canada. Are labs doing enough to detect them? image
COVID-19 variants could be spreading across Canada. Are labs doing enough to detect them? image
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As variants of the novel coronavirus continue to emerge in Canada, labs are looking for mutations in just five per cent of COVID-positive cases. Continue reading →



3 Alberta clinics study long-term effects of COVID-19, lasting symptoms image
3 Alberta clinics study long-term effects of COVID-19, lasting symptoms image
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Three clinics in Alberta focus on patients experiencing effects of COVID-19 more than three months after testing positive. Watch video →



What to know about 2nd doses of COVID-19 vaccine in Alberta as shortages persist image
What to know about 2nd doses of COVID-19 vaccine in Alberta as shortages persist image
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Shortages of COVID-19 vaccine supply have left provinces, including Alberta, scrambling to adjust their rollout schedules, including plans for second doses. Continue reading →



Edmonton Transit partners with local company on germ-killing pilot project image
Edmonton Transit partners with local company on germ-killing pilot project image
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The ETS has partnered with Outbreaker Solutions on a pilot project that will see innovative germ-killing push plates installed on several doors at transit centres and LRT stations. Continue reading →