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<b>CANADA:</b> Prime Minister says he is isolating after learning of COVID exposure

CANADA: Prime Minister says he is isolating after learning of COVID exposure

Justin Trudeau says the result of a rapid antigen test was negative, but he is following local public health rules and isolating for five days
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Decoding cystic fibrosis and new treatments worthy of Nobel Prize

BEYOND LOCAL: Decoding cystic fibrosis and new treatments worthy of Nobel Prize

The discovery of the cystic fibrosis gene led to treatments and long-term survival for patients
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Legal reform needed to protect young women from online sexual violence

BEYOND LOCAL: Legal reform needed to protect young women from online sexual violence

Online sexually violent behaviour can include sharing intimate images without consent.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Dogs can understand you, to a point

BEYOND LOCAL: Dogs can understand you, to a point

Owners reported that their dogs responded to an average of 29 words, although this likely is an underestimation
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Artificial Intelligence can discriminate against older adults due to lack of data

BEYOND LOCAL: Artificial Intelligence can discriminate against older adults due to lack of data

Older adults are increasingly using technologies in their everyday lives, but the needs of this population are often ignored in AI design
BEYOND LOCAL: Online music lessons have yielded creative surprises like mixing ‘Blob Opera’ and beatboxing

BEYOND LOCAL: Online music lessons have yielded creative surprises like mixing ‘Blob Opera’ and beatboxing

Blob Opera, developed by Google and AI artist David Li, lets students manipulate a soprano, alto, tenor and bass quartet of blobs.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> 'Congratulations, it's a girl' - Canadian doctor helps deliver baby mid-flight

BEYOND LOCAL: 'Congratulations, it's a girl' - Canadian doctor helps deliver baby mid-flight

Dr. Aisha Khatib said she squeezed in between the seats, put on a pair of gloves and got to work as her mind raced thinking about what equipment she would need to ensure a safe delivery
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Scientists study trajectory of meteorite that landed in B.C. in October

BEYOND LOCAL: Scientists study trajectory of meteorite that landed in B.C. in October

The small meteorite broke through a woman's ceiling in Golden, B.C., in October, landing on her pillow
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Cellular agriculture could be the future of farming, but dairy farmers need help

BEYOND LOCAL: Cellular agriculture could be the future of farming, but dairy farmers need help

These emerging technologies are part of the fourth agricultural revolution that aims to improve food security, sustainability and agricultural working conditions
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> As environmental disasters increase, international law must recognize climate refugees

BEYOND LOCAL: As environmental disasters increase, international law must recognize climate refugees

The World Bank estimates that without radical and concerted efforts to slow climate change, 216 million people will be displaced within their own countries by 2050