Will Bill C-10 end online freedoms of expression?

After considerable backlash for potentially infringing on the freedom of expression, the Liberal government says it won’t regulate user-generated content on social media platforms, but experts warn this overextension of power to regulate the internet is not as innocuous as it seems.

Researchers call for greater awareness of unintended consequences of CRISPR gene editing

CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing can lead to unintended mutations (DNA damage) at the targeted section of DNA in early human embryos, researchers have revealed. This highlights the need for further research into the effects of CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing, especially when used to edit human DNA in laboratory research.* The findings also have relevance to gene-edited plants and […]

World’s first 3D printed school in Madagascar

Nonprofit organization Thinking Huts wants to build the world’s first 3D-printed teaching institution in Madagascar, collaborating with established organizations and local workers. The school building will feature modular, honeycomb-shaped units powered by solar energy. The school’s hybrid design is said to cost half the amount of conventional construction costs by combining efficient 3D printing technology […]