Science & Tech

Published On: January 17, 2022
Wastewater testing has its supporters, but it also has limitations. Ontario has the data — how should it use it?
January 12, 2022
Author and journalist Ethan Lou discusses his book, "Once A Bitcoin Miner," and his experiences in the wild-west of cryptocurrency.
January 11, 2022
Is mitigation for an airborne virus different than what the province has already been doing?
Published On: December 09, 2021
Here’s how a non-profit partnership and a robot that squirts grey goo are turning southwestern Ontario into a testing ground for new housing tech.
December 01, 2021
What's the connection between AIDS research and the COVID-19 pandemic?
November 25, 2021
Is imunizing children against the virus the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel?
Published On: November 25, 2021
TVO.org speaks to physicist Sajeev John, recent winner of the Gerhard Herzberg Medal, about his research on trapping light — and what it could lead to.
November 11, 2021
Forensic anthropologist Sarah Lockyer discusses the painstaking task of finding and identifying lost soldiers.
November 08, 2021
Investigative journalist Elaine Dewar discusses her book, "On the Origin of the Deadliest Pandemic in 100 Years: An Investigation."
October 25, 2021
How one woman's cellular material was used for research without consent and how her family is fighting for compensation.
October 25, 2021
What happens to DNA samples once they are used?
October 25, 2021
Dispelling the myths and misconceptions of stem-cell use.
Published On: October 25, 2021
OPINION: This country has long been seen as a champion of internet freedom — a proposed law would jeopardize that reputation.
October 06, 2021
What new technologies can help with climate change?
Published On: October 06, 2021
Ontarians will soon be able to confirm their vaccine status using an app. TVO.org speaks to experts about how that works — and whether you need to worry about your private data.
Published On: October 04, 2021
Experts say autonomous vehicles could solve some tricky commuting problems — but there’s still a long road ahead for the technology.
September 28, 2021
Science historian Lee McIntyre discusses his new book, "How to Talk to a Science Denier."
August 24, 2021
Author Walter Isaacson discusses his book, "The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race."