The University of British Columbia became Canada’s first university to produce both heat and electricity from renewable bioenergy using a gas engine.
FIGHTING for SCIENCE
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.
Waters acquires REIMS technology
Milford, MA - Waters Corporation says it has acquired rapid evaporative ionization mass spectrometry (REIMS) technology from MediMass. The REIMS technology represents substantially all of the assets of MediMass and includes patent applications,...
Jul 22, 2014 11:26AM
New light shed on biology underlying schizophrenia
Toronto, ON - As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from Canada's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have helped identify over 100 locations in the human genome associated with the risk of developing...
Jul 22, 2014 11:20AM
International dark matter experiment coming to SNOLAB
Sudbury, ON - The SuperCDMS experiment is coming to the SNOLAB underground science facility. The Super Cryogenic Dark Matter Search is an international, multimillion-dollar dark matter experiment currently based in Minnesota with plans to...
Jul 21, 2014 5:12PM
$1.9M supports bio-fibre quality research projects
Winnipeg, MB - Manitoba’s Composites Innovation Centre is receiving over $1.9 million in combined federal-provincial funding from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development to support...
Jul 21, 2014 4:14PM
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