Working with an outsourcing partner is not a new concept within chemical, pharmaceutical and biotech companies. By concentrating on the core areas of business and working with specialists for other, non-essential tasks, they are able to manage...
Pipette system boosts lab's productivity
Integrating an Integra Viaflo 96 multichannel pipette into its high-throughput expression facility has enabled Molecular Partners in Zurich, Switzerland to streamline the discovery and development of a novel class of targeted protein...
Forensic detection of regular cannabis
Cannabis is a sedating and hallucinogenic drug most known for its euphoric, disinhibiting and relaxing properties. These effects are caused by the active substance 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (9-THC), which is metabolized in the body to an inactive...
Fluorescent colour-changing proteins shed light on inner workings of live cells
Edmonton, AB - The detection and imaging of protein-protein interactions in live cells has become much more colourful, thanks to a new technology developed by University of Alberta chemist Robert Campbell and his team.
Jan 28, 2015 3:15PM
Quantum research gets $15M in funding
Waterloo, ON - The Institute of Quantum Computing (IQC) wants to become the world leader in the field of quantum information science and to develop technologies that will fundamentally impact the ways in which we work, communicate and live....
Jan 28, 2015 2:11PM
New light shed on link between sodium and blood pressure
Montreal, QC - An international research team led by scientists at McGill University has found that excessive salt intake ‘reprograms’ the brain, interfering with a natural safety mechanism that normally prevents the body’s...
Jan 27, 2015 11:17AM
Elite 'big science' enterprises get $25M funding
Quebec City, QC - The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is providing a total of $25 million to support nine elite Canadian “big science” enterprises.
Jan 27, 2015 10:58AM
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