Citizen scientist gets to the root of Roman hair mystery
Until recently, no one knew how ancient Roman women got their hair to stay in such elaborate braids. Then Julie Stephens, a hairdresser and amateur archaeologist, started digging around. After seven years of research, she managed to uncover the secret trick to duplicating the complicated Roman style.
Canadian students soar to victory
The rules of the Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition are simple: the flight must 1) exceed 60 seconds duration, 2) exceed 3m in height, and 3) remain within a 10m x 10m box. Find out how students at the University of Toronto flew off with the prize!
Filming at the speed of light
How do you capture time—or more accurately, light—in a bottle? With an ultra-fast imaging system that can take pictures in less than two-trillionths of a second. Take a closer look at something that normally moves far too fast for the human eye, here.
This fall, why not enter one of Canada's science fairs? Don't panic — tips here.
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