The National Research Council is now focusing more on practical, commercial science and less on fundamental science that may not have obvious business applications, says Gary Goodyear, minister of state for science and technology.
Hamilton-based video game studio Precursor Games is trying to raise $1.5 million to resurrect the cult favourite video game series Eternal Darkness.
After years underground, a noisy insect is emerging in large numbers and scientists say Nova Scotia is targeted for an invasion this summer.
Microsoft is retooling the latest version of its Windows operating system to address complaints and confusion that have been blamed for deepening a slump in personal computer sales.
Canadian commander Chris Hadfield has generated considerable buzz, amassing more than 700,000 followers who eagerly await his aerial snapshots of glowing cities, raging rivers and windswept deserts. Try your luck at identifying these amazing vistas in our quiz.
Federal geologists are planning to test a new method of mineral exploration this summer in Nunavut using data collected by satellite and aircraft.
A handful of companies, including Toronto-based Matterform, are now making affordable 3D scanners for the home user. But apart from copyright concerns, you still need to have something interesting you want to scan, Dan Misener says.
A CBC Go Public story about a B.C. teacher who has been victimized by a cyberstalker shows that even if you successfully sue someone for online libel, it doesn't mean you'll be able to scrub the offending material from the web.
Canada is abandoning a 15-year program that was researching ways to tap a potentially revolutionary energy source, just as Japan is starting to use the results to exploit methane hydrates.
The CBC's Paul Hunter visits with Sal Khan, whose whimsical yet effective educational videos on YouTube have sparked what some are calling a teaching revolution.
A Vancouver teacher says his career has been derailed by an ex-girlfriend who won't stop posting countless defamatory and offensive comments about him on the web.
A plastic gun made in a 3D printer fired real bullets during demonstrations over the weekend. Texas-based Defense Distributed has just made the blueprints for the gun available free so it can be replicated by others in their own 3D printers.
Remember what it was like playing Asteroids or Doom? Recreating the look, sound and feel of old video games accurately isn't easy, but people like Jerome McDonough and Jason Scott are working hard on the problem, CBC's Spark discovered.
International Space Station Commander Chris Hadfield led high-tech concert Monday, joining thousands of young voices from around the world — with his own voice from space.
The World Trade Organization's appeal body has upheld complaints from the EU and Japan that Ontario's program to promote green energy use violates international trade rules.
The federal government wants to tap the skills of obscure basement inventors and turn their tinkering into innovative consumer products.
Matchmaking sites with a twist are drawing male and female convicts.
Historically low water levels in the Great Lakes may seriously impact the environment and consumers.
A solar-powered airplane has landed in Phoenix after a 19-hour flight from California on the first leg of an attempt to fly across the United States with no fuel but the sun's energy.
The so-called "dark web," a shadowy part of the internet you haven't likely visited and won't find using Google, has become an online haven for anyone looking to buy or sell drugs, weapons or other illegal goods. And it's leaving law enforcement stumped.