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Radio Canada International - Cybermagazine

Saturday July 5 2014 edition 


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This week your hosts are Lynn Desjardins, and Marc Montgomery.

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Another issue has cropped up this week about personal data, privacy and just how vulnerable people are when they go on social media.  This time ...



Doig painting of Toronto's DVP tunnels sets a record at Sotheby's

Millions of commuters in Toronto drive by it every day, but something about the rainbow tunnel off the Don Valley Parkway, caught artist Peter Doig's eye.

Now the painting, called 'Country-rock (wing-mirror), has set a record for its artist and will be enjoyed by the buyer, who bid by telephone on Monday, and paid $15.5 million ...


An ancient killing reveals genetic anomaly

The jaw of a Siberian man who was killed about 4,000 years ago, has revealed some interesting facts. Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan using the Biomedical Imaging and Therapy (BMIT) beamline at the Canadian Light Source synchrotron were able to study the jaw of the man to find out the details.

Angela Lieverse (PhD) was the lead researcher. She ...


Preserve the fish means preserve the forests

A new study has shown that healthy boreal forests are important for a healthy and thriving fish population in lakes.

One of the study’s authors was Michael Arts (PhD), an expert on using lipid-based biochemical tracers (e.g., fatty acids) to assess how organisms respond to stress and also to reveal how food webs function.

He is ...


Diana Krall and Elvis Costello thrill at the Montreal International Jazz Festival

Diana Krall filled the streets last night.  One of the signature events of the Montreal International Jazz Festival, the free outdoor concert in Place des Festivals, was all hers.  Over 100,000 people, Montrealers and visitors alike, moved and swayed to the rhythms she and her very tight five-piece band delivered.

'Sultry' and 'spellbinding' are some ...




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