Human growth has strained the Earth's resources, but as Johan Rockstrom reminds us, our advances also give us the science to recognize this and change behavior. His research has found nine "planetary boundaries" that can guide us in protecting our planet's many overlapping ecosystems.
TORONTO - Narcissists and those with low self-esteem gravitate toward Facebook as a self-promotional tool and tend to be heavier users of the site, according to a study by a York University psychology student.
OSHAWA The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) officially opened a new cutting-edge laboratory that will pioneer clean energy research and potentially uncover major solutions to the problem of climate change.
Kingston - Queen’s researchers have found that people with Parkinson’s disease can perform automated tasks better than people without the disease, but have significant difficulty switching from easy to hard tasks. The findings are a step towards understanding the aspects of the illness that affect the brain’s ability to function on a cognitive level.
KITCHENER On Tuesday September 7, 2010 the City of Kitchener celebrated a major milestone in the continuing evolution of the downtown with a groundbreaking ceremony for the City Centre sales pavilion.
Kitchener - MTE Consultants Inc. announced that they were once again named to the Zweig Letter Hot Firm List. Recognition of the firm’s tremendous growth from 2006 to 2009, allowed the organization to receive this designation for a second year in a row. MTE is one of only a small number of named firms with head offices located in Canada.
Salary Increases for 2010 and 2011 Remain Below Three Per Cent
TORONTO While average national salary increases awarded in 2010 were higher than those granted in 2009, they are still considerably lower than raises provided earlier this decade, according to the 32nd annual Canada Salary Increase Survey conducted by Hewitt Associates. In June/July, more than 500 organizations from across the country representing more than 835,275 employees responded to the survey.
Funded projects range from sleep states and memory to threats to the water supply in Lake Simcoe
Peterborough - Six Trent Researchers Receive Over $491, Six Trent University researchers have received $491,587 in combined funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
OTTAWA Dr. May Griffith, professor at the University of Ottawa and scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, led a new study demonstrating the capability of biosynthetic corneas to help regenerate and repair damaged eye tissue and improve vision in humans.
Waterloo - DALSA Corporation reacted to a Dow Jones article published yesterday by reaffirming the Company's practice not to comment on market rumour or speculation that entails Private Equity Aquisition.
Lack of Critical Mass of Domestic Venture Capitalists Seen as Creating Poor Climate for Future Investment and Innovation
TORONTO - Venture capitalists (VCs) in Canada expect their industry to contract further while those in emerging markets, including China, India and Brazil, expect to see theirs expand over the next five years, according to the 2010 Global Venture Capital Survey by Deloitte, Canada's Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) and several other international industry associations.
CAMBRIDGE - Xylotek Solutions, is holding an Open House with an afternoon of technology presentations by its key partners. The Open House will take place September 16th from 2-8 p.m. at the company's new Cambridge head office, 3-600 Jamieson Parkway, which is at Townline Road and Highway 401.
OTTAWA - On October 12, 2010, it will become easier for Canadians to register and maintain their .CA domain names. The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is redesigning its domain name registration system, the system that enables Registrars - the companies that register domain names - to communicate with the .CA registry database.
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