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Researchers at McMaster University create a rapid test strip that identifies E. coli in water
August 11, 2014
Public swimming areas are the perfect breeding ground for germs like E. coli which can cause severe illness. There are more than 2,000 cases of E.... Read more
Geochemist Graham Pearson reveals the science behind prospecting for this precious resource
June 3, 2014
Text by Malorie BertrandVideo by Sabrina Daniel Canada didn’t enter the diamond industry until the mid-2000s, yet it has quickly become the third... Read more
Technology transfer centre helps a Quebec company test and improve the textiles used in uniforms and special garments
June 3, 2014
By Malorie Bertrand Logistik Unicorp Inc., which employs 180 people in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., manages a wide range of uniform programs for... Read more
U of T industry collaboration produces tool to alert wheelchair users of developing pressure zones
June 3, 2014
By Malorie Bertrand ENSIMAT is a novel app that helps wheelchair users avoid developing harmful pressure sores. The system is made up of a pressure-... Read more
New app replaces old immunization cards
June 3, 2014
By Malorie Bertrand The recent outbreaks of influenza and measles across Canada remind us of the dangers of infectious diseases and the importance of... Read more
Queen’s University civil engineers have the pulse on the water pipes, gas lines and sewers that lie beneath our feet
May 29, 2014
We all know it’s there, but it’s easy to take for granted. Buried beneath the ground is a network of pipes that not only makes your life bearable but... Read more