Beauty is in the brain: AI reads brain data, generates personally attractive images

Researchers have succeeded in making an AI understand our subjective notions of what makes faces attractive. The device demonstrated this knowledge by its ability to create new portraits on its own that were tailored to be found personally attractive to...

Tracking proteins in the heart of cells

The cell must provide its various organelles with all the energy elements they need, which are formed in the Golgi apparatus. But how do the proteins that carry these cargoes - the kinesins - find their way within the cell's...

Canadian trust in journalism is wavering. Here’s what CBC News is doing about it

Faith in journalism around the world is fragile and wavering. Nearly half of Canadians surveyed in a recent report said they agreed that reporters are purposely trying to mislead by saying things they know are false or gross exaggerations. Here is...

Walking pace among cancer survivors may be important for survival

A new study finds a possible link between slow walking pace and an increased risk of death among cancer survivors. The researchers say more work is needed to see if physical activity programs or other interventions could help cancer survivors...

Study finds no link between gender and physics course performance

A new data-driven study casts serious doubt on the stereotype that male students perform better than female students in science -- specifically, physics. View original article here Source

Beware false sense of security from COVID-19 gadgets, public health experts say

Many Canadians are getting a hand from gadgets meant to help keep fingers off high-touch surfaces, but Toronto's public health authority says people should be careful how they use them. View original article here Source

Canada authorizes one-shot COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson

The first one-shot COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson has been authorized by Health Canada, making it the fourth vaccine that can be administered to Canadians. View original article here Source

Ontario to release updated COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan as province sees 1,250 new cases

Ontario officials are expected to provide an update on the province's COVID-19 vaccine rollout on Friday, as residents of three health units await news on the fate of stay-at-home orders still in effect in their regions. View original article here Source

These graphics show just how deeply COVID-19 has infiltrated Alberta

It's been a year since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in Alberta. From remote communities to large workforces, the pandemic has forever changed the province. View original article here Source

Team of bioethicists and scientists suggests revisiting 14-day limit on human embryo

An international team of bioethicists and scientists contends it may be justified to go beyond the standing 14-day limit that restricts how long researchers can study human embryos in a dish. Going beyond this policy limit could lead to potential...
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