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.
Growing anaerobes faster
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.
$1M fund established for MS research
Vancouver, BC - The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada and The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) have formed a partnership to accelerate the pace of Canadian research in multiple sclerosis. The MS Society says it is establishing...
Mar 5, 2014 8:47AM
Balance contest for STEM users
Parsippany, NJ - Ohaus Corporation has launched a new annual award program called Leading the Weigh. Open to labs in Canada and the US, the program is designed to acknowledge laboratories for their impact on scientific growth and technological...
Mar 5, 2014 7:00AM
Study finds link between pollutants and obesity complications
Montreal, QC - A team of researchers at the IRCM in Montréal led by Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret, in collaboration with Jérôme Ruzzin from the University of Bergen in Norway, found a link between a type of pollutants and...
Feb 28, 2014 11:44AM
NRC and Rio Tinto Alcan join in aluminium extrusion research partnership
Montreal, QC - Rio Tinto Alcan has announced a new research program in aluminium extrusion with the National Research Council (NRC) of Canada. The five-year partnership will bring together the aluminium transformation expertise of Rio Tinto...
Feb 28, 2014 10:24AM
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