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Gutsy effort to produce comprehensive study of intestinal gases
Chemical engineers have traced the journey of gases through the gut while further developing a non-invasive, gas-capturing capsule.


Wrong return address sends box of hidden drugs to Pulpfiction Books

Credit to Author: Stephanie Ip| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 22:33:51 +0000

The package contained a video game case filled with what Pulpfiction Books owner Chris Brayshaw said appeared to be “hard drugs.”


Police report into massive 2017 B.C. wildfire forwarded to prosecution service

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 22:23:55 +0000

RCMP Sgt. Janelle Shoihet says the probe into the Elephant Hill blaze in 2017 was complex and lengthy.


B.C. wants to be part of global resolution in opioid company bankruptcy claim

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 22:20:14 +0000

Purdue, the maker of the pain drug OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in the United States and proposed a multibillion-dollar plan to settle with thousands of state and local governments.


Q&A: NFL star Patrick Mahomes admits his latest campaign 'pretty sweet'

Credit to Author: Aleesha Harris| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 21:37:20 +0000

The Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback talks about his new haircare campaign. As in: Just. Swaggy. Enough.


Goalie using platform to drive conversation about mental health
Robin Lehner opened up about his struggles in an effort to lessen the stigma associated with mental illness, and his message resonated beyond the hockey world.


WWE Clash of Champions results: Rollins survives Strowman, but Fiend gets last laugh
Seth Rollins defeated Braun Strowman in the main event, but a post-match attack by The Field is what will drive WWE forward and into Survivor Series.


Doctors and Nurses Addicted to Opioids Are Often Barred from the Most Effective Treatment

Credit to Author: Emma Yasinski, Kaiser Health News| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 20:48:24 +0000

Taking proven medications like buprenorphine and methadone could mean losing their medical licenses.


This Site Shows You What AI Really Thinks of You

Credit to Author: Jordan Pearson| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 19:30:05 +0000

‘ImageNet Roulette’ exposes the racism and misogyny in commonly-used AI training data. We need more tools like it.


3 in 5 parents say their teen has been in a car with a distracted teen driver
More than 1/2 of parents say their child has probably been in an unsafe situation as a passenger with a teen driver.


Light and sound in silicon chips: The slower the better
Acoustics is a missing dimension in silicon chips because acoustics can complete specific tasks that are difficult to do with electronics and optics alone. For the first time researchers have added this dimension to the standard silicon photonics platform. The concept combines the communication and bandwidth offered by light with the selective processing of sound waves.


B.C. Green leader reduces workload after illness, full recovery expected

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 21:16:29 +0000

Labyrinthitis is an inflammation of the labyrinth, a part of the inner ear that helps control balance.