ACCN, the Canadian Chemical News - November/December 2015

ACCN, the Canadian Chemical News - November/December 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.

Featured Stories

The Big Chill
Making NHL hockey ice is a combination of engineering, chemistry and artistry.

Is hockey the greatest sport on earth? Few Canadians would disagree. In terms of speed and intensity, hockey is unmatched by any other game. It is also the consummate team sport. A win is impossi...

Strategically wedged between the many lanes of the Trans-Canada Highway and Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport at the west end of the is...

Last month, David Leblanc made a kind of pilgrimage to Oak Ridge, Tenn. to celebrate the 50th anniversary of a very special moment in nuclear hist...


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