Helium is a finite resource on Earth. In the early 20th century, the U.S. government sealed up caverns in the helium-rich gas fields of the Texas panhandle, creating the National Helium Reserve, which is still the single biggest source of the...
PRECISION CLEANING in a specialty setting
Michigan State University’s Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) needed a precision tool to clean superconducting radiofrequency resonators, which are the essential parts of FRIB’s linear accelerator (known as LINAC). The facility...
Keeping nanopositioning precise
Precision motion control in general, and nanopositioning in particular, are enabling technologies in many high-technology fields such as bio-nanotechnology, semiconductor test and measurement, optical alignment, nanoimprinting, scanning...
Looming shortage of medical laboratory technologists needs action: CSMLS
Ottawa, ON - The Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) was on Parliament Hill this week to speak with parliamentarians regarding the shortage of medical laboratory technologists (MLTs) in Canada. About half of all MLTs will be...
May 1, 2015 7:15AM
Obesity research teams receive $4.5M in funding
Ottawa, ON – Three project teams are receiving a total of $4.5 million in funding to support their research into obesity. The research teams will focus on weight management programs for children, the therapeutic potential of fecal...
Apr 30, 2015 12:14PM
Support for research in Ontario's budget
Toronto, ON – Ontario’s budget, which was released this week, includes support for research. Some of the specific items included in the budget include:
Apr 30, 2015 11:58AM
Canada not doing enough to address antimicrobial resistance, says auditor general
Ottawa, ON – Canada’s Public Health Agency and Health Canada are not doing enough to address the public health risks posed by the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance, according to Canada’s auditor general, Michael...
Apr 30, 2015 11:51AM
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