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June ACCN
GREEN CHEMISTRY

Why teach green chemistry? It’s a reasonable question to ask. Green chemistry is not so much a sub-discipline of chemistry — like analytical or organic chemistry — as it is an overarching...

June ACCN
FOOD

“Blueberry” is a magic term these days when it comes to marketing. Supermarket shelves brim with blueberry yogurts, muffin mixes, waffles, juices, and even blueberry pills — all with...

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...