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...
Switching from HELIUM to HYDROGEN
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...
Canadian awards honour top medical discoveries around the world
Toronto, ON - The Gairdner Foundation has announced the winners of the 2015 Canada Gairdner Awards, recognizing some of the most significant medical discoveries from around the world.
Mar 25, 2015 4:22PM
ChemBio event highlights Nordic chemical industry, innovation
Pasila, Finland - One of the highlights for the chemical sector in the Nordic Region so far this year was ChemBio Finland, held last week at the Helsinki Exhibition & Convention Centre in Pasila, Finland.
Mar 24, 2015 11:25AM
Canadian chemist wins 2015 Young Chemist Award
Riverview, FL – Chad Atkins, Ph.D. candidate at the University of British Columbia, has won the Metrohm USA and Metrohm Canada 2015 Young Chemist Award. Atkins is completing his Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia where he works...
Mar 23, 2015 4:12PM
Study shows diabetes drug helps towards immunity against cancer
Okayama, Japan – A study by researchers in Japan reveals how a diabetes drug helps toward the rejection of tumours by supporting immune cells.
Mar 23, 2015 11:02AM
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