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News Automotive General Technology
November 24, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
November 10, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General Technology
September 15, 2020  

Ministers warn COVID-19 researchers of foreign actors threat

They urge strong cyber- and physical-security protocols to guard against aggressive targeting of research.

News Manufacturing General
September 2, 2020  

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.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Sustainability
August 11, 2020  

CREATE SEED initiative to tackle e-waste and promote eco-design

Will optimize reclaiming valuable materials while rethinking how the electronics supply chain functions.

News Metals Minerals General
July 29, 2020  

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

News Government Economy General
July 24, 2020  

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.

Feature Manufacturing General
July 23, 2020  

Centre of truth: Uncover previous disturbances to flow

Methodologies can be effective but what about quality?

News Government General
July 20, 2020  

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.

Tech Centre Manufacturing General Technology
June 2, 2020  

Carbon nanotube transistors make the leap from lab to factory floor

Technique paves the way for more energy efficient, 3D microprocessors.

News General
May 28, 2020  

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

News Manufacturing General
May 21, 2020  

Humber gets $1.8M in research funding from NSERC

Money will support social innovation and design-driven analytics.

News Manufacturing General
May 17, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General Technology
May 5, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
April 30, 2020  

Got a business idea to help combat COVID-19?

Mitacs announces initiative to speed up application process and access to research talent for SMEs.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 28, 2020  

Canadians divided over making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory: Poll

60% of respondents believe people should be required to get the vaccine once it’s ready, 40% think it should be voluntary.

News Manufacturing Economy General
April 28, 2020  

BC university creates institute to take microscope view of pandemic

Director says the event has the power to cause structures to fall like dominos or shift radically to new paths.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 24, 2020  

Feds pour $1.1B into COVID-19 vaccine development, tracking of cases

Task force created to oversee blood-test surveys to see how widely the virus has spread in Canada.

News Manufacturing General
April 6, 2020  

Researchers look at humidity as a weapon in the fight airborne viruses

Expert says airborne particles carrying viruses can travel farther in air that isn’t sufficiently hydrated.

News Manufacturing General
March 26, 2020  

Science summary: Novel coronavirus research around the globe

Recent research from peer-reviewed academic journals and scientific agencies tracks progress and developments.

News Aerospace General
February 25, 2020  

Mars lander confirms quakes, even aftershocks on red planet

The basic cause of Martian quakes is a long-term cooling of the planet, which makes it contract, fracturing its brittle outer layers

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
February 25, 2020  

Lauak Canada establishing aerospace centre in Mirabel, Que.

The federal government is providing $3 million in funding for the advanced technology aeronautics centre.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
February 24, 2020  

Research tapping into craft brewing potential of Maritime wild hops

Second phase will move several varieties being studied from a federal farm to commercial breeders.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
February 4, 2020  

Climate change, pollution and urbanization threaten water in Canada

Where, when, and how much rain, snow or freezing rain falls is changing across the country.

Event Manufacturing General Technology
January 16, 2020  

International Conference on Robotics and Smart Manufacturing (Cancelled)

The International Conference on Robotics and Smart Manufacturing (ICROSMA

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General
December 16, 2019  

Food bar with Canadian sweetener aids athletes in the gym: study

No variability of glucose and insulin levels, so athletes didn’t experience peaks and valleys.

News Manufacturing General Technology
December 3, 2019  

Huawei moving US research centre to Canada [UPDATED]

Restrictions would prevent Huawei from interacting with American employees.

News Manufacturing General Technology
December 2, 2019  

Researcher honoured for industrial ceramic coatings breakthrough

Jason Tam was presented the award for Outstanding Innovation–International in Ottawa Nov. 26 by Mitacs.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
November 27, 2019  

Action needed as microplastics accumulate in Great Lakes: researcher

Problem mirrors that of the oceans: small organisms mistake microplastics for plankton, and work their way up the food chain.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 19, 2019  

US failing to stop China from stealing research: report

Calls out the FBI should to be more effective and consistent in warning colleges and universities.

Event General
November 16, 2019  

International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management 2020

The International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
September 26, 2019  

Study finds some premium tea bags leach billions of microplastics

McGill research shows levels far higher than what other studies have found in other foods.