Kids put their COVID-19 questions to the experts

From “how did a worldwide pandemic start?” to “just how many germs are there anyway?” Kids have questions about the COVID-19 outbreak. Lots of them. Global News invited young viewers to submit those questions. We then took them to the…

Cree names submitted by Alberta teacher for planet and star win national contest

After being short-listed by an expert panel and voted on publicly, an Alberta teacher beat out hundreds of other submissions to name an exoplanet and star. Amanda Green is a junior high school science teacher in Beaumont. “Those who know…

Can aid workers hand out expired medication? Doctors say it’s ‘not entirely unusual’

Questions surrounding expired medicine have cropped up after news that a group of Canadian humanitarians were detained in Ethiopia for using it. In Ethiopia, 13 Canadian citizens working with Alberta-based NGO Canadian Humanitarian are being detained after allegations surfaced that…

Theatre and tech collide in dystopian TELUS World of Science show

For the first time in 20 years, live theatre is back at the TELUS World of Science’s Zeidler Dome. Girl in the Machine explores digital dependency and human relationships with the help of a 360-degree visual experience. The Dome’s digital visualization…

Albertans fear budget 2020 means hundreds of layoffs in agriculture and research

Thursday’s provincial budget includes big changes for the agriculture industry, which has some Albertans concerned about how cuts will be made and whether current research will be impacted. The budget indicates that 277 people in permanent positions with Alberta Agriculture…

Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute patient shares experience on Heart Pledge Day

Thursday is 630 CHED Heart Pledge Day, which aims to support work being done at the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute. Morgan Black speaks to heart attack patient Jason Tetro, and host of the Super Awesome Science Show, about the care…

University of Alberta scientist part of NASA Mars 2020 rover mission

February 27 2020 12:09pm A University of Alberta scientist has been chosen for an out of this world experience. Chris Herd will have a key role in NASA’s Mars 2020 mission. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””;…