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Editorial volunteers

It started with introductions. Eleven students and recent graduates from SFU and UBC, a professional editor, and one activist, said what they read on a daily basis and what makes them passionate...

Local students become smartphone app developers

The iPhone, Blackberry and Android smartphones have opened up a world of opportunity for students and other young software developers, like Ryan Cole, codeveloper of QuakeAware.

Tyrannical Email

Feeling intimidated but strangely attracted to your inbox? Don't worry, you're not the only one.

Silent Night, Anybody?

Silence is now a privilege, not a right, says a local acoustic researcher. How is noise affecting us?

Vancouver News Aggregator: Today's Top Headlines

Here is what is making headlines in metro Vancouver today: Undetected heart condition linked to pool death of SFU quarterback Read More Sign Condolence Book Whistler to open Saturday – 12 days early...

Milun Tesovic: Local Web Entrepreneur Knows the Score

If you can't remember how that song goes, Milun Tesovic can help.

RX: Gaming

Autism and chronic pain hardly seem likely subjects for video games. But Vancouver-based researchers are using video game technology to help improve the lives of people suffering from both these...