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May 2018
EDUCATION

How do you take the measure of people and their training? It’s a question asked by employers as they sort through curriculum vitae seeking candidates who have the right skills...

May 2018
MATERIALS

The Bitumen Beyond Combustion initiative looks at Canada’s oil sands as more than a source of fuel

April 2018
CHEMFUSION

We would like to have our cake and eat it too. In a sense, that is just what non-nutritive sweeteners such as aspartame, sucralose, and stevia promise. Cut out sugar, a dietary villain, and replace it with a non-caloric sweetener and reduce your chance of putting on the pounds!

April 2018
EDUCATION

What do rock, ice, and Labrador tea have in common?  Chemistry, of course!  These are also some of the materials used by the Inuit of Nunatsiavut, the Inuit self-governing region of...

March 2018
ENVIRONMENT

Pollution kills, just as surely as wars, accidents, or terrorism. There are places where the air is so polluted that the sun never shines and people are wearing masks. There are also places where the sun still shines...

March 2018
EDUCATION

As an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry at the Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta, he’s well-liked by his students (he has a 4.9 out of 5.0 on a popular professor rating site)...