The need for precise vibration isolation with scanning probe microscopy (SPM) and near-field scanning optical microscopy (NSOM) systems is becoming more critical as resolutions continue to bridge from micro to nano. Whether used in academic...
System improves particle size analysis
The research laboratory of Dr Gregory Gores at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN does basic research into liver disease. One of the main research areas of interest is lipotoxicity and its role in development of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, a...
Capturing aroma in Scottish whisky
Manufacturing whisky is a lengthy process due to Scottish law, which mandates that the distilled spirit be matured in oak casks for a minimum of three years and one day before it is bottled. During the maturation process the spirit takes on a...
$3M funding for arthritis research
Richmond, BC - The Arthritis Research Centre of Canada has received $3 million in funding to support research into prevention, diagnosis and treatment of arthritis. The funding is being provided by British Columbia’s provincial government.
Sep 12, 2014 4:31PM
$55.5M launches consortium to study neurodegenerative illnesses
Montreal, QC - A new research network with $55.5 million in funding will focus on dementia research. The Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) was officially launched this week. To be led by Dr. Howard Chertkow, a cognitive...
Sep 11, 2014 12:00PM
Discovery of new cellular connection makes scientific history
Toronto, ON - Researchers led by Dr. Helen McNeill at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute have revealed an exciting and unusual biochemical connection. Their discovery has implications for diseases linked to mitochondria, which are the...
Sep 11, 2014 12:00PM
$14.6M funding supports cancer research projects
Toronto, ON - Announced just in time for the 2014 Terry Fox Run, cancer researchers in Toronto will receive the lion's share of $14.6 million in funding from the Terry Fox Foundation.
Sep 11, 2014 10:20AM
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