The demanding task of isolating and growing anaerobe microorganisms has become simplified and more accurate with the development of commercial PRAS media and has achieved the status of Best Practice in evidence-based microbiology.
University gets biofuel
The University of British Columbia became Canada’s first university to produce both heat and electricity from renewable bioenergy using a gas engine.
Basic research leads to new material
A fusion of basic chemistry research by two scientists in two fields has led to the successful commercialization of a revolutionary new orthopaedic cast product.
Six renowned cancer research centres join GSK in global consortium
London UK and Philadelphia, PA - GlaxoSmithKline has announced the formation of a Oncology Clinical and Translational Consortium (OCTC), a collaborative scientific research network comprised of six internationally renowned comprehensive cancer...
Dec 10, 2013 9:51AM
Synchrotron research examines novel antibiotic approach
Saskatoon, SK - A successful collaboration between the Canadian Light Source (CLS) and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will provide valuable research for treating difficult urinary tract infections (UTI).
Dec 9, 2013 4:42PM
$2.4M funding to boost health research
Fredericton, NB - The New Brunswick government wants to encourage increased health research in the province, so is providing $2.4 million funding to help the province's bioscience sector leverage and build new partnerships with federal granting...
Dec 9, 2013 4:24PM
Blood test helps COPD patients breathe easier
Vancouver, BC - Two BC researchers have combined forces to develop a blood test that will identify patients at high risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) lung attacks.
Dec 9, 2013 4:18PM
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