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Technology poised to revolutionize education
Vancouver Sun
There is almost no aspect of life that has not been fundamentally changed and re-ordered over the past 100 years through new technology and innovation. Think for instance, of how we communicate, travel, work, and even rest, and you’re hard pressed to find one aspect of life that has not been materially altered by technology.
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Students discover future in innovation technology
The Guardian
Career prospects for students targeting employment in P.E.I.'s innovation technology sector are flourishing as the industry continues to thrive. Recent graduates are encountering employment opportunities almost unheard of in other sectors.
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Alberta school exams going high tech
Calgary Herald
Just what students always wanted — the ability to take even more tests and exams. Alberta students will soon have access to more exam sessions throughout the year, and they'll be able to write their diploma exams in a digital format, with word that a new online testing and digital marking system will be implemented across the province.
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Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) will test its fly-back booster technology during the maiden launch of its Falcon 9 1.1 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, according to the company's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) commercial launch license. In the first of a planned series of reusability tests, SpaceX plans to maneuver the first stage of the Falcon 9 1.1 rocket — an upgraded of version of the current Falcon 9 — after it separates from the rest of the vehicle during the flight.
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Self-driving cars by 2020
Canadian Manufacturing
Nissan will be ready with multiple, commercially-viable Autonomous Drive vehicles by 2020. Nissan announced that the company’s engineers have been carrying out intensive research on the technology for years, alongside teams from the world's top universities, including MIT, Stanford, Oxford, Carnegie Mellon and the University of Tokyo.
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Technology poised to revolutionize education
Vancouver Sun
There is almost no aspect of life that has not been fundamentally changed and re-ordered over the past 100 years through new technology and innovation.

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Fund to help skilled immigrants return to their professions
The Chronicle Herald
When Brian Nocon, a professionally-trained doctor in the Philippines, arrived in Halifax in 2008 he had no idea he would end up making sandwiches to earn a buck. Because Nocon's credentials are not recognized here, he needed to do something to make ends meet.

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Korean electric car folds in half when parked
Canadian Manufacturing
Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed a foldable, compact electric vehicle Armadillo-T intended to be used as either as a personal car or part of the public transit system.

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Scientists grow mini human brains from stem cells
The Sudbury Star
Scientists have grown the first mini human brains in a laboratory and say their success could lead to new levels of understanding about the way brains develop and what goes wrong in disorders like schizophrenia and autism. Researchers based in Austria started with human stem cells and created a culture in the lab that allowed them to grow into so-called cerebral organoids — or mini brains — that consisted of several distinct brain regions.
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Silent labs for futuristic nanotechnology
Chemistry World
Scientists can now experiment at the atomic scale with unprecedented accuracy in new silent laboratories in Switzerland. These labs are shielded against all possible forms of background disturbances — external vibrations, acoustic noise, electromagnetic fields and temperature fluctuations. It is hoped that the labs, devised by Emanuel Lörtscher and his team at IBM Zurich, will accommodate the demands of nanotechnology for the next 20–30 years.
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