Researcher develops innovative way to look inside lithium ion batteries
Rapid testing of the particles inside a lithium ion battery at the nano scale wins Audrey Taylor a Mitacs award.
COVID may have reversed decline in Canadian trust in scientists: survey
50% of Canadians are more willing to advocate for science due to the pandemic.
Ministers warn COVID-19 researchers of foreign actors threat
They urge strong cyber- and physical-security protocols to guard against aggressive targeting of research.
Blue jeans linked to water pollution, Great Lakes to Arctic: study
Between 12% and 23% of microfibres in the sediments sampled could be identified as indigo denim.
CREATE SEED initiative to tackle e-waste and promote eco-design
Will optimize reclaiming valuable materials while rethinking how the electronics supply chain functions.
Feds invest $98M for the minerals and metals sector
The feds are supporting the Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals program and the Targeted Geoscience Initiative
China tells US to close consulate in Chengdu in growing spat
Retaliation for US order to close China’s Houston consulate after accusation Chinese agents tried to steal IP.
Centre of truth: Uncover previous disturbances to flow
Methodologies can be effective but what about quality?
UK coronavirus vaccine prompts immune response in early test
There might be sufficient data by year-end to decide if the vaccine should be adopted for mass vaccination campaigns.
Carbon nanotube transistors make the leap from lab to factory floor
Technique paves the way for more energy efficient, 3D microprocessors.
Can antibody tests tell us who is immune to COVID-19?
It’s not yet clear whether antibodies in the blood of patients who have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 indicate immunity
Humber gets $1.8M in research funding from NSERC
Money will support social innovation and design-driven analytics.
Halifax team to conduct first Canadian trials for possible COVID-19 vaccine
Will be building on work by a Chinese manufacturer that’s already conducting human clinical trials for the vaccine.
Vancouver biotech discovering antibodies for COVID-19 treatment
Would give patients molecular material they need to fight the disease instead of depending on their bodies to develop their own.
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Mitacs announces initiative to speed up application process and access to research talent for SMEs.