CBC Radio (Edmonton AM) - Family ecology researcher Matt Johnson discusses the recent hacking of the infidelity website Ashley Madison, which claims it has 141,000 members in Edmonton. Johnson says while many of them may be scared that their membership may be made public, he doesn’t think it’ll stop them from looking.
US AgNet - A project led by Genome Alberta and the Ontario Genomics Institute will help industry growth by using genomics-based approaches to select for dairy cattle with the genetic traits needed for more efficient feed conversion and lower methane emissions. A research team is led by Paul Stothard from Livestock Gentec at the University of Alberta and Filippo Miglior of the University of Guelph.
Toronto Star - With western provinces experiencing a massive volume of wildfires this year, experts and politicians agree this is the new norm. ALES wildland fire professor Mike Flannigan comments. Story also runs in Metronews.ca.