Abbas Mehrabian, guest contributor On November 9, 2020, when Pfizer and BioNTech announced their COVID-19 vaccine had a 90 […]
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What is Calgary's McKenzie Towne like through the seasons? Observing a community pond in the style and manner of Aldo Leopold's A Sand County Almanac.
A December 12, 2020 news item on Nanowerk announces a step forward in the development of artificial retinas, “The biohybrid retina is a cell therapy for the reconstruction of the damaged retina by implanting healthy cells in the patient’s eye,” says Fivos Panetsos, director of the Neuro-computation and Neuro-robotics Group of the UCM and member of the Institute of Health Research of the Hospital Clínico San Carlos de Madrid (IdISSC). A December 11, 2020 Universidad…
The conversion factor between the time you think it will take and the time it will actually take is somewhere around 1/0.
Chief scientist Dr. Dana Devine takes on directorship at Centre for Blood Research Plasma Stem Cells Transfusion Blood Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Catherine Lewis Canadian Blood Services’ chief scientist has been appointed director of the Centre for Blood Research at the University of British Columbia. This new role deepens Canadian Blood Services’ lasting collaboration with the centre and is part of Dr. Devine’s longstanding pursuit of bringing new discoveries to patients in meaningful ways. “As…
Concevoir des bâtiments pour l'environnement : un investissement qui en vaut la peine ? Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Ing Durable et en écoconception (LIRIDE) mar 19/01/2021 - 11:25 Blogue Environnement
Many industries in western Canada face corrosion problems due to the frequent exposure of metal alloys to water, salt, oxygen, carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide and lesser well-known sulfur compounds. In our lab, we test metal corrosion by simulating the environment in which it will be applied. Learn more.
Editor’s note: We are delighted to have a guest post from Dr. Sarah Masefield (@scmasefield) at the University of York, U.K. Sarah is founder of the Thrive and Survive in your PhD project. She is currently a research fellow at the Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre at the University of York and a registered occupational therapist. Doing a PhD is not supposed to be easy, but alongside the academic challenges, there seems to be a culture…
After being set down the critical-thinking path in high school, this scientist is now seeking out ways to improve lives around the world. Get the full story One Good Teacher Made All the Difference
Well, I survived – barely – my first full semester of teaching online;* and I’ve jumped into my second. Will it be the last? My colleagues certainly hope so, with “I can’t wait to get back in the classroom” beginning to be the most distinctive vocalization of Homo professorius. And you don’t have to look […]
NUCFLASH à La Macaza Chapitre 8 : Tokyo express Yvan Dutil mar 19/01/2021 - 06:58 Blogue Physique et maths