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Worth its salt? Terrestrial Energy Inc. aims to bring innovation to the staid nuclear industry with its unique design for integrated molten salt reactors. Nov 1, 2015 2186
Quantum leaps. Jul 1, 2015 2202
Entrepreneurship 101: University of Toronto chemistry professor Cynthia Goh teaches people how to turn scientific discoveries into innovative businesses. Mar 1, 2015 2170
Culture shift: John McDougall is leading the National Research Council into the 21st century. Interview Nov 1, 2013 1924
Chemistry on Mars: using innovative analytical techniques, Canadian scientists are gaining insight into the chemical makeup of a world beyond our own. Sep 1, 2013 2203
Deadly dust: changes in both technology and culture are needed to reduce the risks of dust explosions. Interview Sep 1, 2013 2069
Molten solution. Interview Jul 1, 2013 1860
The many faces of bioplastics: the world of eco-friendly, recyclable plastics is more complex than it appears on its slick, shiny surface. Jul 1, 2013 2128
Cold case: two Canadian facilities allow for controlled experiments on snowmelt and sea ice in an attempt to understand their role in the global transport of chemicals, from C[O.sub.2] to crude oil. May 1, 2013 2302
Human factor: when it comes to engineering solutions for the developing world, Bradley Pierik says there's no substitute for on-the-ground experience. Interview May 1, 2013 1886
Job seeker, know thyself: Career coach Alan Kearns says the best career advice is to be true to who you are. Mar 1, 2013 1755
Gambling man: Mark Stradiotto's combination of intuition and luck have yielded commercial success in the chancy field of catalysis. Interview Jan 1, 2013 1886
Bandage solution: a Canadian company is using its unique expertise in silver chemistry to create a new line of wound care products. Jan 1, 2013 2010
Managing mindsets: Ian McCarthy explains why faster isn't always better comes to managing a biotech business. Interview Nov 1, 2012 1807
Nature's industrialists: by blending biotechnology and engineering, Canadian researchers are ushering in a future where commodity chemicals are not made, but grown. Nov 1, 2012 1952
Going with the grain: nano-scale grain sizes are key to improving metal coatings on everything from baseball bats to nuclear reactors. Interview Oct 1, 2012 1743
Waning of the wonder drugs: with bacterial resistance on the rise, where will we get the drugs of the future? Interview Sep 1, 2012 1876
Big data money: John MacGregor uses multivariate models to improve the bottom line for some of the world's biggest chemical companies. Interview Jul 1, 2012 1849
Egg-based supercapacitor electrodes improve performance. Jun 1, 2012 359
Aspirin activates metabolic master switch. Jun 1, 2012 331
Breadfruit flowers contain mosquito repellent. Jun 1, 2012 287
Iron-based catalyst contains nanoparticles. Jun 1, 2012 295
Whale vomit ousted by new perfume compound. Jun 1, 2012 316
Pressure-sensitive gel could improve organic electronics. Jun 1, 2012 284
Draft assessment on triclosan released. Jun 1, 2012 296
Going viral: Marc Aucoin is perfecting processes for large-scale virus production. But don't worry, it's a good thing. Interview Jun 1, 2012 1795
New data shed light on bromine explosions. May 1, 2012 471
Chemical biology program gets an 'A'. May 1, 2012 383
Ozone corrals mad cow disease. May 1, 2012 284
Mysteries of antimatter antihydrogen probed. Brief article May 1, 2012 298
New composite strengthens military helmets: a soldier at CFB Valcartier tests out a new, stronger helmet based on composites developed by the National Research Council's Industrial Materials Institute. May 1, 2012 227
No regulation required for D5. May 1, 2012 306
Iron mediates carbon sequestration. May 1, 2012 298
Let the solar shine in: Canadian researchers are hard at work on the next generation of solar cells. May 1, 2012 1875
Surface secrets: Quantiam Technologies designs nanoscale solutions for big problems. Company overview May 1, 2012 1881
Sugar molecule may be key to Alzheimer's treatment. Apr 1, 2012 280
Oxygen semiconducts at high pressures. Apr 1, 2012 323
First satellite study of oil sands air pollution. Apr 1, 2012 336
Porous titanium leads to improved implants. Apr 1, 2012 326
Bacterial polysaccharide could lead to HIV vaccine. Apr 1, 2012 409
Refined global warming estimates on the low side. Apr 1, 2012 320
The amazing gene machine: a look back at the Canadian roots of the biotechology revolution. Interview Apr 1, 2012 1814
World's first nanocrystalline cellulose plant opens. Mar 1, 2012 412
Report calls for new approach for chemical regulators. Mar 1, 2012 438
Microbial biofilms could treat oil sands wastewater. Mar 1, 2012 357
Anthropogenic nitrogen found in remote lakes. Mar 1, 2012 309
Diabetes drug may help prevent cancer. Mar 1, 2012 282
Mercury's role in the late Permian extinction. Mar 1, 2012 363
ISOTOPE SLEUTHS: two University of Ottawa researchers are building a national crime-solving database--one haircut at a time. Mar 1, 2012 1862
Green sheen: EcoSynthetix is making starch-derived nanoparticles that are replacing such oil-based consumer products as paper coatings. Interview Mar 1, 2012 1514
New antifreeze for natural gas pipelines. Feb 1, 2012 301
Efficiency record for flexible OLEDs. Feb 1, 2012 325
Study links BPA and toddler tantrums. Feb 1, 2012 333
Targeting telomerase to trump cancer. Feb 1, 2012 289
Antibiotic treatment for leukemia. Feb 1, 2012 271
Caffeine used to track sewage pollution. Feb 1, 2012 277
Weyburn C[O.sub.2] leak a false alarm. Feb 1, 2012 378
The bumpy road to chemical innovation: in Canada's ever-changing science and technology landscape, the best strategy is to support excellence, wherever it is found. Interview Feb 1, 2012 1803
Amide hydrogenation catalyst discovered. Jan 1, 2012 360
New online tool for organic nomenclature. Brief article Jan 1, 2012 251
Chemical bard: poet Adam Dickinson explores how chemicals interact with our bodies and our culture. Interview Jan 1, 2012 1523
Electronic nose developed at NRC. Nov 1, 2011 345
Nanoparticles could improve nickel recovery nanotechnology. Nov 1, 2011 320
Bio-based succinic acid plant planned for Sarnia. Nov 1, 2011 331
Polymer made from recycled bovine bits. Nov 1, 2011 321
Chemical agent speeds solids settling. Nov 1, 2011 318
Six per cent solar cell success. Nov 1, 2011 394
Reinventing rubber: LANXESS AG's newest research facility in Ontario is uncovering new uses for an old material. Interview Nov 1, 2011 1569
Magnetic implant could halt vision loss. Oct 1, 2011 289
Protein-membrane anchors offer new cancer strategy: protein-membrane anchors have two domains; a 'key' domain which binds to some part of the target molecule, and an 'anchor' domain which is attracted to the non-polar cell membrane. A team from the University of Toronto Mississauga is using this strategy to block the STAT3 signalling pathway, which is implicated in certain cancers. Oct 1, 2011 298
Tailings termination: Murray Gray is leading a research network that seeks to eliminate tailings ponds of bitumen waste from the Northern Alberta landscape. Interview Oct 1, 2011 1737
Asteroid nurtured life-giving chemicals. Sep 1, 2011 338
Post-traumatic stress sufferers get help. Brief article Sep 1, 2011 290
Researcher develops faster software for folding proteins. Sep 1, 2011 299
Buzz about new batteries. Sep 1, 2011 329
Microfluidic device nurtures stem cells. Sep 1, 2011 307
Standoff in pesticide challenge. Sep 1, 2011 279
More trees won't solve climate change. Sep 1, 2011 269
Glycobiology guru: David Vocadlo's insights into glycans may lead to therapeutics for cancer and Alzheimer's disease. Interview Sep 1, 2011 1846
Breakthrough in C[O.sub.2] gas separation. Jul 1, 2011 373
Study reveals source of methylmercury in arctic seawater. Jul 1, 2011 326
Chemist develops possible vaccine for H. pylori. Jul 1, 2011 287
Mixing medications can improve efficacy of antibiotic. Jul 1, 2011 317
Sugar coating heart transplants. Jul 1, 2011 411
Chemist's death leads to recommendations. Jul 1, 2011 303
G2 Biochem to open cellulosic ethanol plant in Ontario. Jul 1, 2011 215
Oil mop-up of muskeg continues. Jul 1, 2011 392
Give a Toss: SIMS Recycling Solutions Canada president Cindy Coutts is leading the rapidly growing e-recycling sector, helping orchestrate the regulatory and policy changes needed to integrate metal and plastic salvage into the Canada economy. Interview Jul 1, 2011 1713
Final verdict: a ban on the import or use of mercury in manufacturing goes into effect in Canada next year. Mercury mounts a defence in the court of scientific inquiry. Jul 1, 2011 1484
Cell detection's new frontier: mass cytometry--an amalgam of atomic mass spectrometry and flow cytometry--raises the bar for high-resolution detection and quantitative assay in the field of cell biology. Interview Jun 1, 2011 1869
Over 4000 chemicals human blood. May 1, 2011 303
Phosphorus troubles return to the Great Lakes. Brief article May 1, 2011 300
New permanent coating clears foggy lenses. May 1, 2011 253
Quebec puts the brakes on shale gas. May 1, 2011 336
Xenon dioxide hay help to solve one of earth's mysteries. Brief article May 1, 2011 337
Magnetic microcarriers can steer drugs toward a target. May 1, 2011 273
Colder stratosphere leads to thinning arctic ozone. May 1, 2011 339
Canoe versus Oceanliner; bigger isn't always better: big pharma's heyday for discovering new drugs is waning, but small, agile, biotech startups could fill the breach. Interview May 1, 2011 1830
Alternative isotope producers receive federal funding. Brief article Mar 1, 2011 162
Building a better battery. Mar 1, 2011 1734

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