The past year-and-a-half has seen unprecedented protests by scientists across Canada.
Growing anaerobes faster
The demanding task of isolating and growing anaerobe microorganisms has become simplified and more accurate with the development of commercial PRAS media and has achieved the status of Best Practice in evidence-based microbiology.
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.
$2.25M boosts cellulose filaments research
Vancouver, BC - BC’s provincial government is providing $2.25 million to support FPInnovations’ cellulose filaments (CF) research.
Apr 24, 2014 10:27AM
Deadline extension for award nominations at Pittcon 2015
Pittsburgh, PA - The deadline for two of Pittcon 2015’s most prestigious awards – the Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry and Pittsburgh Conference Achievement – has been extended to May 9, 2014.These annual awards will be...
Apr 22, 2014 10:43AM
Listeria uses stealth for cell-to-cell spread, study finds
Toronto, ON - Cloaked and armed with a weapon, Listeria monocytogenes bacterium invades the cells of its host during infection, where it can replicate. The bacterium then spreads from cell to cell by exploiting one of the bodies’ own...
Apr 21, 2014 4:53PM
Researchers uncover ways to help cells survive after a stroke
Ottawa, ON - A cellular energy production mechanism has been discovered by researchers from the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute. In the study findings, published in Nature Communications on April 1, the researchers say...
Apr 21, 2014 4:34PM
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