Dalhousie University’s new robot hopes to ease stress of the agriculture industry

A new agriculture robot developed at Dalhousie University is hoping to ease the stress of the farming industry. The fully-automated creation maps a farmer’s field, helping to check for disease and overall crop health. It was designed in a lab…

DynaLIFE CEO opens up about benefits of Connect Care and ‘rocky’ launch

DynaLIFE medical labs were part of the first wave launch of Alberta Health Services’ new electronic system, Connect Care. On Tuesday, DynaLIFE’s CEO spoke with Global News about the transition, ongoing issues, and the benefits of having one central system…

Calgary Transit set to launch mobile ticketing in 2020

Buying tickets and ride passes for Calgary Transit is about to get a whole lot easier, as riders will soon be able to use their mobile phones. The idea was trialled with 250 customers on four bus routes between July…

AHS identifies issue that led to lab result delays after Connect Care launch

Friday marked Day 6 since the first wave of the Connect Care rollout and some family doctors said they still hadn’t received any lab results. Alberta Health Services’ new electronic system is being implemented in phases over a number of…

Made-in-Alberta ‘robot body’ that allows lungs to stay alive between surgery helps with 12 successful transplants

Edmonton researchers are celebrating after a device developed in Alberta that keeps lungs alive between transplant helped 12 patients see successful surgeries. The Ex-Vivo Organ Support System (EVOSS) essentially mimics the human body, using negative pressure that allows the lungs…

3D printing preserves WWI saddles for Lord Strathcona’s Horse

The Lord Strathcona’s Horse regiment has discovered a new-age solution to a century-old problem. The troop rides antique saddles in ceremonies and musical rides. Capt. Erik Giajnorio said they’re more comfortable than newer training saddles. “When we go on the…