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Engineers propose lunar “Ark” to preserve Earth species

Natural caverns on the Moon pitched as location for deep freeze repository in case of global catastrophe.

Toyota, Isuzu, Hino form zero-emission truck partnership

Deal will see Japan’s top vehicle makers take $400M ownership stake in each other.

Imperial, McMaster awarded grant to research use of scandium alloy for 3D printing

Partners look to accelerate uptake of Al-Sc alloys for aerospace, automotive applications with $90,000 NSERC Alliance Grant.

Moltex receives $50.5M to develop small modular reactor

Energy firm to design and build molten salt reactor and spent-fuel recycling facility in New Brunswick.

VC investments in Canada reached second highest level in 2020

Venture capital associations says $4.4 billion invested last year second only to 2019 totals.
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