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.
Nobel Prize won by Queen's professor emeritus
Kingston, ON - Queen's University professor emeritus Arthur McDonald is the co-winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in physics.
Oct 6, 2015 9:59AM
Researchers develop self-propelled blood coagulant agents
Vancouver, BC – Researchers at the University of British Columbia have created the first self-propelled particles capable of delivering coagulants against the flow of blood to treat severe bleeding, a potentially huge advancement in...
Oct 6, 2015 9:26AM
$7.5M funding supports breast cancer research
Toronto, ON – A total of $7.5 million in funding for 24 new research project grants and fellowship awards was recently announced by the Ontario region of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
Oct 6, 2015 9:16AM
Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards issue call for entries
Toronto, ON – Consulting Engineers of Ontario has issued an invitation to its 200 member firms to submit entries for the 2016 Ontario Consulting Engineering Awards. Project entered must have been completed to the client’s...
Oct 6, 2015 9:05AM
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