At the renowned Midsummer House Restaurant in Cambridge, UK, the chefs have been experimenting with centrifugal evaporation, using the Genevac Rocket evaporator.
Automating DNA sample testing
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...
$22M funding supports specialized Arctic research facility
Churchill, MB – The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and Manitoba’s provincial government are providing a total of $22.1 million to build a highly innovative research facility to be located in the Port of Churchill, Canada's...
Jul 7, 2015 4:51PM
Could black phosphorus be the next silicon?
Montreal, QC - As scientists continue to hunt for a material that will make it possible to pack more transistors on a chip, new research from McGill University and Université de Montréal adds to evidence that black phosphorus...
Jul 7, 2015 4:42PM
Researchers develop quick, easy test to detect superbugs
Hamilton, ON - Infectious diseases such as hepatitis C and some of the world’s deadliest superbugs - C. difficile and MRSA among them - could soon be detected much earlier by a new diagnostic test, designed to identify dangerous pathogens...
Jul 7, 2015 4:32PM
CDRD appoints Dr. Kelly McNagny as co-scientific director
Vancouver, BC – The Centre for Drug Research and Development (CDRD) has appointed Dr. Kelly McNagny, professor in the Department of Medical Genetics, and co-director of the Biomedical Research Centre at the University of British Columbia...
Jul 3, 2015 9:45AM
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