ACCN, the Canadian Chemical News - September/October 2014 Issue

ACCN, the Canadian Chemical News - September/October 2014 Issue

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

Ebola - Running Interference
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals in British Columbia is a global leader in RNA interference (RNAi) drugs, which can silence or eliminate the production of disease-causing proteins from cells, enabled by a patented lipid encapsulation technology.

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To paraphrase a famous observation, “Everybody talks about climate change, but nobody does much about it.” Indeed, media reports and scientific pu...

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