Precision motion control in general, and nanopositioning in particular, are enabling technologies in many high-technology fields such as bio-nanotechnology, semiconductor test and measurement, optical alignment, nanoimprinting, scanning...
PRECISION CLEANING in a specialty setting
Michigan State University’s Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) needed a precision tool to clean superconducting radiofrequency resonators, which are the essential parts of FRIB’s linear accelerator (known as LINAC). The facility...
Switching from HELIUM to HYDROGEN
Helium is a finite resource on Earth. In the early 20th century, the U.S. government sealed up caverns in the helium-rich gas fields of the Texas panhandle, creating the National Helium Reserve, which is still the single biggest source of the...
New chief medical examiner for Alberta
Edmonton, AB - Accomplished forensic pathologist Dr. Jeffery Gofton has been named as chief medical examiner of Alberta. He takes over from Dr. Graeme Dowling, who acted as the interim chief medical examiner while the search for a new chief was...
Feb 24, 2015 11:20AM
Project proposals sought for nanomaterial-based biosensor research
Heidelberg, Germany - Roche and BioMed X are jointly establishing a collaborative research group to develop a novel sensor technology platform based on new nanomaterials such as graphene. To that end, they are inviting early-career scientists...
Feb 24, 2015 11:17AM
Global project boosts understanding of human epigenome
Vancouver, BC - Research from the BC Cancer Agency was featured on February 18 in the journal Nature as part of a special issue highlighting 20 papers that are the outcome of a seven-year project mapping the epigenome.
Feb 23, 2015 5:26PM
$13M for new food development centre
Saskatoon, SK – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has awarded over $13 million for the Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre Inc. (Food Centre) to build and equip a new innovative facility. The Food Centre is the primary source of...
Feb 23, 2015 5:18PM
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