Science & Tech

Published On: April 10, 2019
The cutting edge factory in Fremont, California, has a footprint of 5.3 million square feet, and at one mile long, is one of the biggest buildings on earth.
Published On: April 03, 2019
Hannah Fry explores what math can reveal about the fundamental building blocks of the universe - the subatomic, quantum world.
Published On: April 03, 2019
The Agenda discusses if and how social media companies should govern content that exhibits hate.
Published On: April 03, 2019
Chad Hanna of Pennsylvania State University explains how scientists are able to observe invisible phenomena.
Published On: March 30, 2019
In Sierra Leone chimps are struggling. After civil war and Ebola, they are not a priority. The race is on to bring them back from the brink.
Published On: March 28, 2019
The team of engineers, designers and programmers is challenged to find a solution to help two teenage brothers with cystic fibrosis.
Published On: March 28, 2019
Scientific titans of the 19th century created the railways, harnessed electricity and devised the theory of evolution.
Published On: March 27, 2019
Hannah Fry travels down the fastest zip wire in the world to learn more about Newton's ideas on gravity
Published On: March 26, 2019

The Machine Mavericks, a group of 14 Kingston-area students, are gearing up for a robotics competition — and encouraging tech-minded girls to get involved in STEM

Published On: March 22, 2019
The Agenda reviews its week of programming.
Published On: March 22, 2019
Ontario Hubs field producer Jeyan Jeganathan meets a Kingston-area robotics team to learn how it's striving to reach gender parity in STEM fields.
Published On: March 13, 2019
The Agenda discusses why vaccine myths persist and why isolating so-called anti-vaxxers may not be the answer.
Published On: March 13, 2019

ANALYSIS: New research suggests that we can farm fish without creating ecological nightmares. John Michael McGrath examines what that could mean for Ontario’s aquaculture industry.

Published On: March 06, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Jason Batise, executive director of Wabun Tribal Council, to discuss relationships between mining companies and Indigenous communities.
Published On: February 26, 2019

OPINION: A new private member’s bill from MPP Michael Coteau aims to drive down the costs of repairing electronics. If the PCs are smart, writes John Michael McGrath, they’ll give it a fair hearing.

Published On: February 22, 2019

OPINION: The company has unveiled a proposal to kick-start development of Toronto’s Port Lands. There’s just one problem, writes John Michael McGrath — Doug Ford has already said no.

Published On: February 21, 2019
The Agenda welcomes Dan Doctoroff, founder and CEO of Sidewalk Labs, to discuss the complex project.
Published On: January 31, 2019

OPINION: Smartphones, wearable tech, and online therapy could soon change the way we treat mental-health problems — and that will make quality care more accessible, writes David Gratzer.