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A battle of wits: exploring the military uses of neurotechnology

What will the wars of the future look like? That’s the question posed by a recent issue of the journal Synesis, centred on the theme of “Neurotechnology in National Security.” The issue assembles seven articles discussing the use of emerging brain-related technology for military purposes, detailing practical and ethical issues, and making recommendations for American

No name, no shame

In the wake of a scathing editorial in one of the world’s leading science journals, Canadian handling of research misconduct has been called into question. The journal Nature criticized the Natural Sciences and Energy Research Council of Canada for refusing to publicly identify researchers found guilty of misconduct in its Sept. 28 issue. James Turk of

Advocacy group sheds light on the necessity of composting

On Sunday, Sept. 11, the Saskatoon Farmers' Market was host to a composting exhibition put on by environmental advocacy group Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council. The overall goal of the event was to shed some light on what composting is, how it works and why it should be a mainstream practice, similar to recycling.

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