US Gov’t Requests Journals to Censor Publication on Bird Flu Studies

The U.S. government is asking scientific journals not to publish details of studies conducted on the bird flu virus because of fears that the information could be used by bioterrorists. A Dutch and an American research team have mutated the avian flu virus so that it can become highly transmissible among humans. The engineered viruses […]

Markets Deliver Last-Minute Christmas Rally

The S&P/TSX composite index on Friday gained 50.19 points, or 0.42 per cent, to 11,926.67, a weekly advance of 2.5 per cent after losing ground in seven of the past eight weeks. Read more at Vancouver Sun ————————————————— Submit your site to —————————————————

Imperial to Expand Kearl Project in Oilsands

Imperial Oil announced an $8.9-billion expansion to its Kearl project. The initial $10.9 billion, 110,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Kearl mine – located about 70 kilometres north of Fort Mc-Murray, Alta. – is 80 per cent complete and is expected to begin producing bitumen by the end of next year. Subsequent mine growth over several years will take […]

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