Bacteria that can live and multiply in High Arctic permafrost at temperatures well below the freezing point of water have been discovered by a Canadian-led team of researchers, offering clues about the types of organisms that might exist in similar extreme environments elsewhere in our solar system.
Two media outlets reported last week that they had seen a cellphone video of Mayor Rob Ford allegedly smoking crack, a claim that has gone global. If a video does surface, how easy would it be to determine its authenticity? CBC News asked video forensic analyst David McKay.
The Harper government's recent bid to give police more information about Internet users would have unlocked numerous revealing personal details — from web-surfing habits to names of friends, says a new study by the federal privacy watchdog.
The design, performance, Kinect camera, controller, requirements and limitations of Microsoft's Xbox One get a critical look.
Radar imagery and a stream of weather information are readily available to the public when severe weather bears down.
A tornado that generated winds as strong as 320 km/h and killed more than 20 people in Moore, Okla., on Monday fell in a geographical area of the U.S. generally known as 'Tornado Alley.' Here's a closer look at this storm-plagued region — and its counterparts in Canada.
German software firm SAP says it wants to hire hundreds of people with autism to work as programmers and testers for its products.
James Cameron, the Canadian director who took moviegoers to The Abyss and to the extraterrestrial worlds of Aliens and Avatar, tells The Current about his real-life journey to an alien world in the deepest part of the world's oceans.
The Webby Awards gave its lifetime achievement award to GIF inventor Steve Wilhite Tuesday night. For his five-word acceptance speech, Wilhite had the words "It's pronounced 'jif' not 'gif" projected in huge block letters on a screen above the stage, reigniting one of the internet's oldest "holy wars."
The company unveiled the Xbox One, a next-generation entertainment console that promises to be the one system households will need for games, television, movies and other entertainment. It will go on sale later this year.
Dresses adorned with flowers that slowly open and close or coloured patterns that change spontaneously are some of the futuristic designs by a Montreal researcher who is trying to make clothes "smarter."
A Vancouver company says it will re-start production of a guitar that was used by Chris Hadfield in space, prompting thousands of dollars in new orders.