ACCN, the Canadian Chemical News - March/April 2015

ACCN, the Canadian Chemical News - March/April 2015

ACCN (L’Actualité chimique canadienne) the Canadian Chemical News presents national stories from the chemical sciences and chemical engineering sectors. Published six times a year, ACCN features cutting-edge scientific discoveries as well as the latest innovations from industry. Insightful columns and breaking news stories embrace all aspects of the Canadian chemistry scene: its personalities and companies, government policy and academic breakthroughs. ACCN’s regular lineup of in-depth feature stories showcases the problem-solving abilities of chemists and chemical engineers and their embrace of the biggest challenges facing society today, from energy, food and water security to advances in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors.

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York University chemist Pierre Potvin
The Biological and Chemical Defence Review Committee is a civilian watchdog group that oversees defensive chemical weapons testing and research in Canada.

On Jan. 24, smoke rose into the air on the outskirts of Mosul, a large rebel-held city 400 kilometres north of Iraq’s capital of Baghdad. The black plume marked a successful air strike for the Uni...

Early November drizzle falls outside the MaRS Centre in downtown Toronto but inside the atmosphere is warm and buzzing.

When the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA) set its sights on two widely used antimicrobial agents last year, the organization wanted t...


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