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Université du Québec à Chicoutimi researchers collaborate with Canadian cosmetics giant Lise Watier to create a skincare line made from the Labrador tea plant
October 16, 2014
Lise Watier, a Quebec-based cosmetics company valued at $41 million, partnered with biochemists at the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi to develop a... Read more
University of Waterloo engineers work with local company to improve a system that treats patients suffering from a host of health problems, including depression and pain
September 9, 2014
By Sabrina Daniel Waterloo, Ont.-based NeuHorizon Medical, a company that specializes in developing treatments for neurological diseases, is working... Read more
Researchers aim to perfect more targeted therapies to kill certain cancers and bacteria
September 9, 2014
By Malorie Bertrand Bladder cancer is the fifth most common cancer in Canada and the most expensive to treat, costing the healthcare system $400... Read more
University of Alberta spin-off claims a stake in booming semiconductor market
September 9, 2014
By Malorie Bertrand According to University of Alberta (U of A) materials scientist Ken Cadien, for every 10 electrons that provide power in the... Read more
The young people heading back to school this week — from kindergartners to university frosh — represent a new generation that will be more educated, connected and sophisticated than any that has come before. Researchers across Canada are developing the curricula and classrooms that will prepare them for the world they will inherit.
August 25, 2014
By Kate Hammer Few school-aged children in Canada can remember a time before they could carry most of human knowledge on a phone in their pocket.... 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