August 2019: CIC News features cutting-edge scientific discoveries, the latest innovations from industry, insightful columns, and breaking news stories embracing all aspects of the Canadian chemistry scene.

Alberta pilot plant marks the latest milestone for Forward Water

CHEMISTRY FOR ENERGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

At the beginning of 2017 Canadian Chemical News offered an introduction to Forward Water, a start-up company that was spun off from research led by Philip Jessop, a professor in the Department of Chemistry at Queen’s University. He had devised a “switchable” solvent whose solubility can be altered with the addition of CO2, which can...

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Marijuana begins to yield its chemical secrets

CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH

Much was already known about the chemical make-up of marijuana last year before the federal government passed Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, which legalized general access to this formerly controlled substance. But researchers can now see how much more they have to learn about an agent with a complex molecular structure and intricate features. When...

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