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...
$7M supports Alzheimer's research
Vancouver, BC - In December 2013 four organizations came together to develop the British Columbia Alzheimer's Research Award Program. Brain Canada, the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR), Genome British Columbia (Genome BC),...
Nov 25, 2014 5:01PM
Study identifies new player in brain function and memory
Montreal, QC - Is it possible to change the amount of information the brain can store? Perhaps, according to a new international study led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). The research has identified a...
Nov 25, 2014 4:24PM
Bioniche Life Sciences rebrands itself
Belleville, ON - Bioniche Life Sciences has changed its name to Telesta Therapeutics. The company says the name and branding change is part of a strategic plan to become a focused late-stage human therapeutics company.
Nov 25, 2014 4:06PM
Discovery blocks vicious cycle of inflammation and tumour growth
Edmonton, AB - A team of researchers from the University of Alberta has discovered a new approach to fighting breast and thyroid cancers by targeting an enzyme they say is the culprit for the vicious cycle of tumour growth, spread and...
Nov 25, 2014 3:51PM
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