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...
Centrifugal evaporation in the kitchen
At the renowned Midsummer House Restaurant in Cambridge, UK, the chefs have been experimenting with centrifugal evaporation, using the Genevac Rocket evaporator.
$3 million partnership to promote collaboration on pediatric cancer research
Montreal, QC – The Quebec division of the Canadian Cancer Society and the Cole Foundation have formed a partnership to support collaborative research on leukemia and lymphoma in children and young adults. While $1 million has already been...
Nov 26, 2015 1:00AM
McGill University scientist wins top award for spinal cord injury research
Toronto, ON – A researcher from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre has received the 2015 Barbara Turnbull Award for Spinal Cord Research. This annual prize is supported through a partnership between the Barbara...
Nov 25, 2015 3:57PM
$15M supports industry-academic partnerships in Quebec
Montreal, QC – Quebec’s minister of the economy, innovation and exports, Jacques Daoust, has announced a new collaboration with Mitacs to support the province’s innovation agenda, with $15 million in funding.
Nov 24, 2015 4:25PM
Intelligent biogel attacks cancer tumours
Montreal, QC – A new injectable biogel is effective in delivering anti-cancer agents directly into cancerous tumours and killing them. The technology, developed by researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre...
Nov 24, 2015 11:47AM
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