Science & Tech

Published On: March 27, 2020
Ontarians are stuck at home. A whole lot of them are binging on Netflix and YouTube. Can the system take it?
Published On: March 04, 2020
What is deep-brain stimulation and high-intensity-focus ultrasound and how are these technologies helping treat Alzheimer's?
Published On: March 04, 2020
Tech-enthusiasts discuss advances that blur the line between human, machine and AI.
Published On: March 03, 2020
Physicist Shohini Ghose discusses quantum computers and their nearly unimaginable potential.
Published On: March 02, 2020
The Agenda discusses opportunities for encouragement and support of innovative ideas in Ontario.
Published On: February 21, 2020
Jessie Hirsh explains why cell phone costs in Canada exceed those in other countries, and what can be done to reduce rates.
Published On: February 06, 2020
How can the CRTC, Canada's communications regulator, better reflect the digital egosystem?
Published On: February 04, 2020
Physicist Bryan Gaensler discusses why the truth of interstellar travel may be stranger than fiction.
Published On: December 27, 2019
With devices bringing assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri into our homes, a privacy expert wonders where we draw the line.
Published On: December 10, 2019
Since its inception 50 years ago, has the internet delivered what it promised? And what can be suggested about its future?
Published On: November 14, 2019
Angela Saini discusses her book, "Superior: The Return of Race Science."
Published On: October 22, 2019
Physics and astronomy professor Gabriela González discusses gravitational waves — and why they could lead to a bright future here on Earth.
Published On: October 15, 2019
Sight, touch, hearing, taste, and smell send sensory messages to the brain at a speed of 430km/hr
Published On: October 15, 2019
Sharon Hartung talks about her book, "Your Digital Undertaker: Exploring Death in the Digital Age in Canada."
Published On: October 01, 2019
As the mysteries of hearing are revealed, we see how technology and scientific progress are working to restore, replace, or supercharge this enormously powerful human sense.
Published On: October 01, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Lee McIntyre to discuss his book, "The Scientific Attitude: Defending Science from Denial, Fraud, and Pseudoscience."
Published On: September 30, 2019
Astronomer Martin Rees discusses the technological advances that could mean a bright future for humanity — or threaten its existence.
Published On: September 27, 2019
Fifty years ago, it changed the way we see museums. looks back on how the Ontario Science Centre came to be.