A fusion of basic chemistry research by two scientists in two fields has led to the successful commercialization of a revolutionary new orthopaedic cast product.
University gets biofuel
The University of British Columbia became Canada’s first university to produce both heat and electricity from renewable bioenergy using a gas engine.
Healthy air for the laboratory
We have all worked in stuffy indoor environments. These places have a detrimental effect on our morale, demeanor and quality of work. Healthy air in a laboratory is essential, not just for worker morale, but for their safety.
Overcoming resistance to anti-cancer drugs by targeting cell powerhouses
Toronto, ON - Re-routing anti-cancer drugs to the 'power plants' that make energy to keep cells alive is a promising but long-neglected approach to preventing emergence of the drug-resistant forms of cancer — source of a serious medical...
May 24, 2013 2:26PM
Scientists map mega genomes of spruce species
Vancouver, BC - In two studies, Canadian and Swedish scientists have released genome sequences of two of the most economically important forest trees in the world. The genomic maps are expected to revolutionize how forest industry policymakers...
May 23, 2013 4:42PM
Basic research gets boost with $413M in Discovery Grant awards
Ottawa, ON - Canada's federal government is committed to supporting basic research, says Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology). He made the comment today at the awarding of $413 million in Natural Sciences and Engineering...
May 21, 2013 1:53PM
Climate change research projects share $32M in funding
Ottawa, ON - Federal funding of over $32 million in research funding over five years will support seven environmental projects. The funding is being provided through the Climate Change and Atmospheric Research (CCAR) initiative.
May 21, 2013 10:47AM
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