Automation is playing an increasingly important role in today’s demanding laboratory environment. And in forensic laboratories, automation is particularly crucial for the DNA units which are struggling to reduce sample backlogs and...
From DUST to DATA
Dust created by recycling electronics waste is known to emit pollutants that can find their way into the environment and contaminate air, land, and water. These pollutants are composed of complex compounds, many of which contain chlorine and...
Centrifugal evaporation in the kitchen
At the renowned Midsummer House Restaurant in Cambridge, UK, the chefs have been experimenting with centrifugal evaporation, using the Genevac Rocket evaporator.
Study links high-fat feeding with impairments in critical brain pathway
Montreal, QC - High-fat feeding can cause impairments in the functioning of the mesolimbic dopamine system, says Stephanie Fulton of the University of Montreal and the CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM). This system is a critical brain pathway...
Jul 28, 2015 4:24PM
$93M supports genomics projects in agriculture and fisheries
Saskatoon, SK - Genome Canada and Western Grains Research Foundation have announced a total of $93-million in funding for 11 new genomics research projects that address challenges and opportunities for Canadian agriculture, fisheries and...
Jul 27, 2015 4:50PM
New program supports early development of bio-industrial technologies
Edmonton, AB - Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions has launched a new funding program, “Alberta Bio Future Product and Technology Commercialization,” that is aimed at helping companies with pre-commercial or commercial development of...
Jul 21, 2015 4:32PM
Bio-industry commercialization the focus on new partnership
Saskatoon, SK - The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) have formed a partnership they say will help Canadian firms to translate research and development from the lab to the marketplace.
Jul 21, 2015 4:16PM
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