News

April 2018
MATERIALS

It has been more than a decade since materials scientists captured headlines for their attempts to mimic Harry Potter’s celebrated invisibility cloak by creating...

April 2018
MEDICINE

An innovative device developed at McMaster University could answer some of the key questions that have been fueling controversy amongst radiologists about the safety of some...

March 2018
MECHANOCHEMISTRY

The images from villages in Africa or Asia resemble a 21st-century Dickensian nightmare: open air cottage industries, ostensibly dedicated to the virtuous purpose of recycling, rely on harsh combinations

March 2018
BIOTECHNOLOGY

A multinational speciality chemical firm’s purchase of a small University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) spin-off enterprise represents a major step forward in the business...

February 2018
CATALYSIS

University of Toronto doctoral student Phil De Luna has always liked the idea of carbon sequestration, but he acknowledges that it needs some help. 

February 2018
MANUFACTURING

The federal government has put out a call for researchers to work on a major problem in additive manufacturing...

January 2018
CLEAN THECHNOLOGY

Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) is making a strategic investment in FireRein Inc., a small firm that has been introducing Canada’s fire-fighting community to Eco-Gel, a new, environmentally benign fire-suppression...

January 2018
RADIOISOTOPES

In the seven years since a tsunami demolished three Fukushima Daiichi reactors in Japan, the radioactive isotopes that spread from this event to Canada’s west coast have dwindled to levels that can only...