Global News - Science Cat’s out of the bag: Nova Scotia ban on cat declawing now in effect 2018-03-16T16:32:49.000000000+00:00 Nova Scotia has become the first province to ban medically unnecessary cat declawing. Humans mated with mysterious Denisovan species more than once, researchers find 2018-03-16T15:04:33.000000000+00:00 Our ancestors not only mated with Neanderthals but also another mysterious ancient species of hominins, the Denisovans, on two separate occasions, according to a new study. Canadian researchers to lead response against antibiotic-resistant bacteria 2018-03-16T14:55:44.000000000+00:00 Dr. Suzanne Hindmarch, a UNB political scientist, will lead a team of mostly Indigenous researchers to investigate antimicrobial resistance and its effect on Indigenous communities. ‘Aurora Steve’: New northern lights discovered by Canadian amateur scientists 2018-03-15T21:24:12.000000000+00:00 The glowing ribbon of purple — and sometimes green — light that runs east-west in the night sky has been observed and photographed by aurora borealis chasers for years. Scientists say power utilities need to adapt to climate change, wilder weather 2018-03-15T13:40:52.000000000+00:00 The increasing intensity of storms that lead to massive power outages highlights the need for Canada's electrical utilities to be more robust and innovative, climate change scientists say. Stephen Hawking: 5 ways the famous physicist transformed science 2018-03-14T16:02:15.000000000+00:00 A list of the discoveries and theories that put Stephen Hawking on the science map. Stephen Hawking helped raise Canada’s profile in physics community 2018-03-14T12:03:47.000000000+00:00 Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who died early today at his home in Cambridge, England at the age of 76, elevated Canada's profile in the physics community in 2008 when he accepted a research post at the country's "crown jewel" of theoretical physics study. Noted physicist Stephen Hawking dies at age 76 2018-03-14T04:08:52.000000000+00:00 Noted physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. ‘Black Tech’ facial recognition glasses worn by Chinese police raise privacy concerns 2018-03-13T16:49:44.000000000+00:00 Police in China have started using facial recognition 'black tech' glasses, as part of a major push by its leaders to boost security using technology. UFO encounter captured on declassified U.S navy pilot’s video 2018-03-13T00:43:59.000000000+00:00 This most recent clip has been released just a few months after the New York Times published two other declassified videos of alleged UFO sightings.