Ontario supporting scientists develop next generation of antibiotics
Provincial investment to help develop library for antibiotic discovery at McMaster University.
COVID-19 task force worries Trump’s rush to approve vaccine
Concerned Canadians will have doubts about taking a readily available vaccine over worry about its safety.
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations
Eli Lilly announced the results Sept. 16 in a press release, but they have not been published or reviewed by independent scientists
Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19
Antibodies are proteins the body makes when an infection occurs; they attach to a virus and help it be eliminated
NASA launches Mars rover to look for signs of ancient life
The rover is expected to descend to the Martian surface on Feb. 18, 2021
Home DIY labs will spur inventions after the pandemic
People are looking at more ways to explore and conduct research from home.
Germany to take stake in company working on virus vaccine
Companies are racing to develop a vaccine to end COVID-19
Nissan-Renault alliance to share more parts, technology
Shared technology will include electric cars and autonomous driving
Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe
Here is a summary of some recent research from peer-reviewed academic journals and scientific agencies.
BMW profits drop on higher costs, spending for new tech
Automaker spent US$1.5 billion on research and development in the quarter.
A&W looks to more innovation to drive growth after Beyond Meat success
The company added Beyond Meat burgers to its menu in July 2018.
Liberals seek public input on quest to improve innovation
Government will focus on six policy areas, including research excellence and research clusters.
Toyota applying manufacturing expertise to partner robots
Japanese government is banking on robotics as a growth industry
Eli Lilly and Co. plans $70M research facility expansion
Construction is expected to be completed in 2017.
Ontario to allow self driving cars on roads for testing purposes
Pilot project will encourage companies to conduct research and development in the province.