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How to block new antibiotic resistance gene

Added: 20.02.2019 22:22 | 2 views | 0 comments

A new antimicrobial-resistance gene, VCC-1, a beta-lactamase gene, has been discovered in benign close relatives of virulent Vibrio cholerae, which causes cholera. Now, a team of Canadian researchers has found a way to block the VCC-1 enzyme, which disables that resistance gene.

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This is what it's like to heliski Canada's famed Powder Triangle

Added: 20.02.2019 22:19 | 9 views | 0 comments

Fitness columnist Annie Ross takes on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure

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Canada PM Trudeau calms restless MPs over shock resignations: sources

Added: 20.02.2019 21:57 | 14 views | 0 comments

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday calmed restless legislators at a meeting to discuss two resignations that rocked his Liberal government, but side-stepped questions about how he planned to handle the crisis, party sources said.


20-million-year-old tusked sea cow is Central America's oldest marine mammal

Added: 20.02.2019 21:25 | 3 views | 0 comments

A researcher searching the shoreline of the Panama Canal for fossil plants instead found an ancient sea cow. An 'emergency fossil excavation' due to rising water levels yielded a remarkably complete skeleton of a new genus and species of dugong, estimated to be about 20 million years old, the first evidence of a marine mammal from the Pacific side of the canal.

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Canada bids for mothballed prototype drone from Germany

Added: 20.02.2019 21:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

The German Defence Ministry is evaluating a bid from Canada to buy a high-altitude surveillance drone that has been parked at a German air base for years after the cancellation of the Euro Hawk program in 2013, with a further bid possible from NATO.


Canada to release federal budget on March 19: finance minister

Added: 20.02.2019 20:16 | 27 views | 0 comments

The Canadian government will unveil its budget for the 2019/20 fiscal year on March 19, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Wednesday.


Funds raised for Syrian refugees who lost all seven children in Canada fire

Added: 20.02.2019 19:11 | 12 views | 0 comments

A fundraising effort for a Syrian-refugee couple who lost all seven of their children in a house fire in the eastern Canadian city of Halifax has reached C$290,000 ($220,281) from nearly 6,000 people in 24 hours, according to online fundraiser GoFundMe.


Canada Is Justin Trudeau set to be TOPPLED? Crisis breaks out for Canadian PM

Added: 20.02.2019 18:17 | 18 views | 0 comments

CANADA’S Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing the biggest political crisis of his career after allegations of serious wrongdoing by government officials surfaced - will the Canadian PM be topped from power?


Two-thirds of stroke survivors are in exceptionally good mental health

Added: 20.02.2019 17:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

Two-thirds of stroke survivors are in complete mental health despite the impact of their stroke, according to a large, nationally representative Canadian study.

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A Syrian family fled to Canada to escape the war. All 7 of the children just died in a house fire

Added: 20.02.2019 17:26 | 2 views | 0 comments

The loss of one child is devastating. The loss of seven? Unimaginable. But that's the grim reality the Barho family faces after all seven of the family's children died in a house fire in Halifax, Nova Scotia.


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