Science Articles

Inner-City Youth to ‘Talk Science’ at U of W

Inner-city youth will be engaged in science and environment issues on Friday as the University of Manitoba launches its Let's Talk Science program. The award-winning program provides hands-on activities to improve the understanding of physical and life science,...

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U of M Scientist Trying to Clone Extinct Mammoth

A University of Manitoba scientist is involved with the task of cloning a mammoth as part of a Discovery Channel and BBC television show. Kevin Campbell, along with other scientists, are studying the remains of a butchered mammoth that occurred about 10,000 years ago....

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PHOTOS: Students Compete in Annual ‘Robot Games’

PHOTOS: Students Compete in Annual ‘Robot Games’

Students from across the province battled their machine creations over the weekend in the 17th annual Manitoba Robot Games. The event at Tec Voc High School was the culmination of months of hard work, where youth went head-to-head for ultimate robot supremacy. The...

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Manitoba Teacher Chosen for NASA-Led Project

An elementary school teacher from Woodlands, Manitoba is one of a special group who recently returned from visiting the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Maria Nickel of Woodlands Elementary School, or "Commander Nickel" as her students say, was invited to...

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U of M Researchers Develop Multi-User Table Top Software

By Brian Schultz Computer scientists at the University of Manitoba have developed multi-user table top computer software that will one day be used in the classroom. Called "See You, See Me," the tablets enable computers to distinguish between user touches with...

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Students Reach New Heights with Balloon Launch

Students from Shaftesbury High School who launched a high-altitude balloon have surpassed their initial goal of how high the device would actually fly. The students launched the SHARP-2 balloon in Riding Mountain National Park on October 28 and had hoped it would...

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