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Can personal devices interfere with hospital care?

Thousands of patients die each year in hospitals across North America due to medical errors that could be prevented were doctors and nurses provided with instant access to patient records via wireless technology. Cue the ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Engineering
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The true cost of fuelling conflict

The United States Department of Defense (DOD) is widely reported to be the single largest consumer of petroleum in the world, spending billions of dollars on fuel every year. While the DOD provides Congress with yearly budget ...

dateJun 23, 2015 in Economics & Business
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H2O: The province of provinces

Unsafe drinking water is a topic usually connected to the developing world. But the regular recurrence of boil-water advisories, and widely publicised outbreaks in towns like Walkerton and Kashechewan have shown that, even ...

dateJun 30, 2015 in Environment
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Does your password pass muster?

"Create a password" is a prompt familiar to anyone who's tried to buy a book from Amazon or register for a Google account. Equally familiar is that red / yellow / green bar that rates the new password's strength. But when ...

dateMar 25, 2015 in Security
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