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...
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
Gene-based environmental monitoring method gets development support
Fredericton, NB - The University of New Brunswick's Canadian Rivers Institute is receiving $280,000 from the federal government to support its work on the development of new gene-based environmental monitoring method that is said to be more...
Nov 20, 2014 12:05PM
CSMLS to help foreign trained lab professionals find work
Hamilton, ON - The Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) says it has completed research aimed at helping foreign trained medical lab professionals find meaningful employment in cases where successfully attaining a license to...
Nov 20, 2014 11:51AM
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