So what, exactly, does an engineer do?

by Aadita Chaudhury Technology & Engineering subject editor Technology and engineering have a pervasive effect on our everyday lives, yet we often struggle to define their scope. My third year engineering class once discussed whether engineering was a science, an art, a combination of both, or something different altogether. Even though we all came from […]

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Combing for Truth, Justice, and the Canadian Way

by Raymond Nakamura & Lisa Willemse Communication, Education and Outreach subject editors Most of what you hear and read about science tends to focus on the process of scientific discovery itself. These are the topics that grab headlines, such as last week’s announcement that the Edmontosaurus dinosaur had a fleshy comb atop its head, not […]

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