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June ACCN
SPECTROSCOPY

Researchers are rightly cautious about tinkering with the mechanics of expensive pieces of equipment like a nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer, but for a team at the National Institutes...

June ACCN
ENVIRONMENT

According to research published in Science earlier this year [http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6377/760.full], air pollution now ranks among top five threats to human health, a list that includes...

May 2018
MECHANOCHEMISTRY

Cellulose could qualify as Canada’s emblematic organic compound, the building block of the many different paper products that emerge from the country’s vast...

May 2018
ENERGY

Canada’s chemical sector should be well poised to wean the country’s economy off carbon, according to the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada (CIAC).

April 2018
MATERIALS

It has been more than a decade since materials scientists captured headlines for their attempts to mimic Harry Potter’s celebrated invisibility cloak by creating...

April 2018
MEDICINE

An innovative device developed at McMaster University could answer some of the key questions that have been fueling controversy amongst radiologists about the safety of some...

March 2018
MECHANOCHEMISTRY

The images from villages in Africa or Asia resemble a 21st-century Dickensian nightmare: open air cottage industries, ostensibly dedicated to the virtuous purpose of recycling, rely on harsh combinations

March 2018
BIOTECHNOLOGY

A multinational speciality chemical firm’s purchase of a small University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) spin-off enterprise represents a major step forward in the business...