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Oak Island treasure: the search renews

August 27, 2011

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In a renewed bid to uncover the elusive and mystical treasure believed by man to be buried deep within Oak Island off Nova Scotia’s south shore, a group of treasure hunters is using electrical currents to detect secret underground tunnels For the past six years, Rick Lagina and four others – including Dan Blankenship, whose […]

Hospitals reuse medical devices to save cash

August 2, 2011

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In a bid to save cash and reduce landfill use, New Brunswick’s largest health network has started reusing medical equipment originally meant to be trashed after first use. The process though, is completely safe, Nancy Parker said. She is the administrative director for the surgery program at the Moncton hospital. In the past few months, […]

NB med school top of its class

July 26, 2011

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It may just be a year old, but New Brunswick’s medical school already has some of the most advanced technology on the continent. Or at least they’re using it in a most advanced fashion. As per the usual classroom setting, a professor delivers a lecture and students take notes, ask questions which the professor then […]

Picture within a picture: Holograms hide confidential info

July 26, 2011

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Holograms, in their most basic form, are an illusion. They make your eye see something that isn’t actually there. Dr. Habib Hamam is using them to hide secrets. The Université de Moncton professor said he has developed software that takes a public image – say a photograph of the White House – and hides confidential information within […]