A method for the extraction of drugs of abuse from urine samples pertaining to drug facilitated sexual assault cases has been developed in house by Forensic Science Ireland (FSI). The method involves the use of solid phase extraction techniques...
Big bioreactor BREAKTHROUGH
No matter what the industry, taking the step from providing components to creating long-term partnerships is increasingly the name of the game.
New lab spurs new growth
Along with celebrating its official opening at Carleton University in Ottawa in late September, the Carleton Mass Spectrometry Centre (CMSC) celebrated the early success of a new growth model it has initiated, which offers a fresh approach to...
Pioneering merger for Michener Institute and University Health Network
Toronto, ON – The University Health Network (UHN) and The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences have announced that they are merging, and say the move is Canada's first-ever merger between a hospital and a post-secondary health...
Feb 5, 2016 12:52AM
Toxic effects of sugar stopped with novel enzyme
Montreal, QC – Scientists at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have discovered an enzyme that can stop the toxic effects of sugar in various organs of the body. This enzyme, named glycerol 3-phosphate...
Feb 4, 2016 11:47AM
Alberta researcher receives prestigious award
Edmonton, AB – Former Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) researcher Dr. Jim Helm has been awarded the prestigious American Society of Agronomy Distinguished Service Award. This award is given only to highly distinguished nominees that...
Feb 3, 2016 10:48AM
World wheat experts to meet in Saskatoon in 2019
Saskatoon, SK – A Saskatoon group has won the bid to host the 2019 International Wheat Congress, a first-of-its-kind event that will bring together more than 600 wheat scientists to discuss advances in wheat research and the future of...
Feb 2, 2016 4:49PM
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