Enormous quantities of greenhouse gases (GHG) exist within Arctic ice and frozen soils, so with the threat of global warming, a clear understanding of the relationship between GHG in the atmosphere and in the ice/soil is vital because melting...
Pharmaceutical small molecule crystallization
A new technology, called eXalt, enables evaporative crystallization studies to be performed. In particular, eXalt allows for multiple small molecule actives to be crystallized from multiple different solvents all at the same time, at the same...
New microscopes boost SFU lab's capabilities
Simon Fraser University’s multi-million-dollar Centre for Soft Materials, that opened earlier this year, says it now has the most advanced suite of microscopes in Western Canada with the recent installation of a suite of high-end electron...
Canadian researchers confront Ebola
Vancouver, BC - Leading researchers from across the country came together last week to discuss Ebola treatment and action. The meeting – organized by the Neglected Global Diseases Initiative at University of British Columbia (NGDI-UBC),...
Nov 21, 2014 3:44PM
Fecal transplant technique reaps benefits in treating IBD: study
Edmonton, AB - Dina Kao, a gastroentologist at the University of Alberta Hospital and an associate professor in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry’s Department of Medicine, is one of a handful of people in Canada, and just two in...
Nov 21, 2014 3:11PM
Historic $130M gift establishes new heart research centre
Toronto, ON - The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), University Health Network (UHN) and the University of Toronto (U of T) announced today the creation of the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research (the Centre) funded by a donation of $130...
Nov 20, 2014 4:17PM
Canada begins Ebola vaccine trial
Ottawa, ON - The Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) has launched a Phase I clinical trial for Canada’s Ebola vaccine (VSV-EBOV). The clinical trial will take place in Halifax.
Nov 20, 2014 2:58PM
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