At the renowned Midsummer House Restaurant in Cambridge, UK, the chefs have been experimenting with centrifugal evaporation, using the Genevac Rocket evaporator.
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...
From DUST to DATA
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...
Brazilian pharma company to build international R&D centre in GTA
Toronto, ON – Brazilian-owned pharmaceutical company Biolab Farmacêutica has announced plans to open a research and development centre in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The company says the project will cost approximately $8...
Aug 31, 2015 5:16PM
$1.35M supports cancer research projects in Quebec
Montreal, QC – Three Quebec researchers have won Terry Fox New Investigator Awards and are receiving a total of $1.35 million in funding. Two of the three researcherswill pursue new ways to help children in hospital who are battling a...
Aug 31, 2015 5:06PM
$2.5M funding for research on the artificial pancreas
Montreal, QC – A Canadian research team working on the development of an external artificial pancreas is receiving a grant of just over US$2.5 million from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of...
Aug 31, 2015 4:51PM
Why we're smarter than chickens
Toronto, ON – Toronto researchers have discovered that a single molecular event in our cells could hold the key to how we evolved to become the smartest animal on the planet.
Aug 31, 2015 4:45PM
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