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Wind Mobile to bid for new spectrum
CBC News
Small cellphone player Wind Mobile will be among bidders for valuable wireless spectrum in Canada being put up for auction in January as it moves to take on big carriers Rogers, Telus and Bell, chief executive Anthony Lacavera said. Lacavera owns a 35 per cent stake in Wind Mobile, the company he founded and launched in December 2009 after participating in the previous spectrum auction five years ago.
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Seneca College reaches record enrolment
Canada News Wire
Seneca has reached its highest continuing education enrolment in its 46-year history with more than 70,000 part-time student registrations. Seneca has long been the leader in providing flexible, high-quality programs for those who want to further their education and upgrade their skills, attracting significantly more part-time students than any other Ontario college.
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North America's largest bio-based chemical plant set for Sarnia
The Globe and Mail
The ground is being turned in Sarnia, ON, for North America's largest bio-based chemical plant, and its Montreal-based owner, BioAmber says the business is going as planned, except for the sagging share price. Armed with $35 million in federal and provincial loans and the proceeds from a May initial public offering, BioAmber is building a $125 million plant that will process high-fructose corn syrup into succinic acid, a basic building block from which plastics and polyesters are fashioned.
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The race is on to build a better battery
Macleans
Eagle-eyed Apple fans noticed something unusual when the company released the third generation of the iPad in the spring of 2012. The device was actually thicker and heavier than its predecessor — seemingly a step backward. The culprit was a 70 per cent increase in the size of its lithium-ion battery packs, needed to power the new iPad's higher-resolution display and faster processor, while still offering the roughly 10 hours of battery life users had come to expect.
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Danish engineers plan to send astronaut into space in homemade rocket made from cork, duct tape
The Province
Two Danes who hope to send a man into space with a home-made rocket are heirs to a tradition of DIY science, says Tom Chivers Once upon a time, science and exploration were the stuff of the obsessive amateur, tinkering in his private laboratory. The glory days of the Victorian gentleman genius messing around with dangerous chemicals — and occasionally discovering something earth-changing — may have long passed.
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Wind Mobile to bid for new spectrum
CBC News
Small cellphone player Wind Mobile will be among bidders for valuable wireless spectrum in Canada being put up for auction in January as it moves to take on big carriers Rogers, Telus and Bell, chief executive Anthony Lacavera said.

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Nanotechnology solutions to combat superbugs
Nano Werk
At at a meeting of infectious disease experts in early 2012, the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Margaret Chan, has warned vividly that the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant bacteria may pose grave risks for society.

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New Brunswick Community College introduces new logo
Academica Group
A new logo has been unveiled by New Brunswick Community College, reflecting "NBCC's dedication to stay current with regard to New Brunswick's education and skills development needs.

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Don't silence Canadian science
Queens Journal
The Canadian standard of living is, in large part, the result of scientific discovery and technological innovation. Every Canadian has a vested interest in the well-being of public science, which directly affects our health, our environment and our economic development. As such, every Canadian should be deeply troubled by the current federal government's abandonment of a commitment to the objective truth of basic science.
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Nanotechnology in plant disease management
Nano Werk
Nanotechnology has been found to be highly useful in medical diagnostics, drug delivery, tissue engineering, etc. In new work reported in ACS Nano Nanotechnology in Plant Disease Management: DNA-Directed Silver Nanoparticles on Graphene Oxide as an Antibacterial against Xanthomonas perforans, researchers have demonstrated that it also has a place in plant biology.
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