Dust created by recycling electronics waste is known to emit pollutants that can find their way into the environment and contaminate air, land, and water. These pollutants are composed of complex compounds, many of which contain chlorine and...
Automating DNA sample testing
Automation is playing an increasingly important role in today’s demanding laboratory environment. And in forensic laboratories, automation is particularly crucial for the DNA units which are struggling to reduce sample backlogs and...
Centrifugal evaporation in the kitchen
At the renowned Midsummer House Restaurant in Cambridge, UK, the chefs have been experimenting with centrifugal evaporation, using the Genevac Rocket evaporator.
CDRD appoints Dr. Kelly McNagny as co-scientific director
Vancouver, BC – The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) has appointed Dr. Kelly McNagny, professor in the Department of Medical Genetics, and co-director of the Biomedical Research Centre at the University of British Columbia...
Jul 3, 2015 9:45AM
$35M program brings together Canadian, Israeli research teams
Toronto, ON – A new $35-million research funding program that will focus on biomedicine was announced this week at Toronto’s Ontario Science Centre by representatives of the Azrieli Foundation, Canada's International Development...
Jun 30, 2015 5:03PM
Health data portal opens to global researchers
Calgary, AB - A landmark research portal that includes health and biological data from 300,000 Canadians – nearly one in every 50 individuals between the ages of 35 and 69 – was launched this week by the Canadian Partnership Against...
Jun 30, 2015 4:24PM
Top cancer researchers win Awards for Excellence
Toronto, ON - Five of Canada's cancer scientists have received Awards for Excellence from the Canadian Cancer Society.
Jun 30, 2015 4:20PM
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