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Tech briefs

Godzilla vs. Goliath One of the biggest ongoing stories in tech-related news this summer has been the Samsung versus Apple United States patent court case,…



Science briefs

Moss at the centre of ice-age?; $4-million donation to the University of Manitoba’s engineering faculty; No one suspects…the butterfly


New digs

University formally opens restored science building



Patents

Patents, while at first glance seem to be rather dry and unremarkable, are invariably affecting everything that you do, especially when it comes to technology…


Science opinions

I’m usually a fairly calm and rational person. Really, I am. But when I caught my boyfriend simultaneously hugging me and responding to an e-mail…


U Manitoba launches student app

Need your grades, library books and bus schedules on the go? There’s an app for that. The University of Manitoba’s Web Services department has developed…


Laser robots!

When you think of wireless power, your thoughts probably drift to giant Soviet-era towers — maybe the name Tesla comes up. Wirelessly transmitted power has…


Space robots!

Androids have long been the holy grail of sci-fi, and it seems like we’re one step closer to achieving our space race era dreams. NASA…