Why testing sewage for COVID-19 could be more useful than ever

The COVID-19 testing system has been overwhelmed by the Omicron variant, making it impossible to know how many people are infected.Monitoring for the novel coronavirus in wastewater could help fill the gap, says Rob Delatolla, a professor of civil engineering at the...

Virus that causes COVID-19 found in Quebec deer

The virus that causes COVID-19 has for the first time been found in wildlife in Canada.SARS-CoV-2 was found in three white-tailed deer after samples were taken between Nov. 6 and Nov. 8 in the Eastern Townships region in Quebec, Environment and Climate Change Canada said...

Swap your inhaler, skip the laughing gas: How patients can help curb health-care emissions

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled Our Changing Planet to show and explain the effects of climate change and what is being done about it. If you're struggling to breathe...

Curbing air pollution could prevent millions of deaths in North America over next 50 years

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled Our Changing Planet to show and explain the effects of climate change and what is being done about it. Curbing climate change and improving...

Pig-to-human transplants come a step closer with kidney experiment

Scientists at New York University temporarily attached a pig's kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work, a small step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for life-saving transplants.Pigs have been the most...

What Canadians need to know about how climate change is affecting their health

Our planet is changing. So is our journalism. This story is part of a CBC News initiative entitled "Our Changing Planet" to show and explain the effects of climate change and what is being done about it. Climate change is...