Ontario’s next COVID-19 wave is likely here, says science table, citing exponential growth in most regions

Ontario has likely entered a new wave of COVID-19 driven by the Omicron BA.5 subvariant, the province’s science advisory table said Wednesday, citing exponential growth in most public health units. The COVID-19 Science Advisory Table points to several key indicators that it says signal the beginning of a wave, little more than a month after the end of most public […]

Büyük Hadron Çarpıştırıcısı bilim adamları yeni ‘egzotik’ parçacıkları gözlemliyor

Dünyanın en büyük atom parçalayıcısına ev sahipliği yapan fizik laboratuvarı, atom altı parçacıkları birbirine bağlayan kuvvet hakkında ipuçları sağlayabilecek, daha önce hiç görülmemiş üç yeni “egzotik parçacığın” gözlemlendiğini duyurdu. İsviçre, Cenevre yakınlarındaki CERN’de bulunan Büyük Hadron Çarpıştırıcısı deneyi (LHCb) adlı araştırma işbirliği, yeni bir tür “pentakuark” ve ilk kez “tetrakuark” ikilisini gözlemledi. Kuarklar, CERN’in açıkladığı gibi, atom çekirdeğini oluşturan protonlar […]

Rogers and Shaw say merger talks with Competition Bureau are going nowhere

Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. say talks with the Competition Bureau this week have failed to resolve the regulator’s objections to their proposed merger. The companies met with the competition watchdog on Monday and Tuesday as part of a mediation process. The regulator has been trying to block the merger, arguing that it would result in less choice […]

More flights are scheduled in the US than air traffic control can handle, say authorities

The US aviation system is expected to “remain challenged this summer and beyond,” and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) needs more air traffic control staff, a senior United Airlines executive said on Wednesday. Travelers are already facing a tough summer with mounting flight cancellations amid rising demand as the industry tries to rebuild staff levels after thousands of workers left […]

US FDA issues temporary halt to ban on Juul e-cigarettes

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has put on hold its ban on sales of Juul Labs’ e-cigarettes, with the health agency saying late on Tuesday that it would do an additional review of the company’s marketing application. Juul had won a temporary reprieve a couple of weeks ago after a US federal appeals court stayed the FDA’s ban, […]