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An artificial “tongue” of gold to taste maple syrup

A chemistry professor at Université de Montréal, in Canada, has developed a new test using gold nanoparticles to establish the flavour profile of maple syrup and help producers evaluate its quality.
4-May-2020 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Immunizing with plasma to combat COVID-19

Canada institutions are pooling their scientific expertise to develop an extraordinary immunization program using passive plasma to fight COVID-19.
9-Apr-2020 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A faster test for COVID-19

Hoping to save front-line medical staff a lot of time, Canadian specialists in biomedical chemistry work on a new screening test for the virus.
19-Mar-2020 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Shedding light on hidden HIV

Initiating antiretroviral therapy at a very early stage makes HIV reservoirs shrink by 100 times, researchers in Canada, the U.S. and Thailand find.
3-Mar-2020 3:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Anonymous no more: combining genetics with genealogy to identify the dead in unmarked graves

A method developed by a team of geneticists, archaeologists and demographers may make it possible to identify thousands of individuals whose remains lie in unmarked graves.
24-Feb-2020 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Shaping the rings of molecules

Canadian chemists discover a natural process to control the shape of "macrocycles," molecules of large rings of atoms, for use in pharmaceuticals and electronics.
20-Feb-2020 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Major discovery in the genetics of Down syndrome

New research highlights the RCAN1 gene’s effect on memory and learning.
19-Feb-2020 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

HIV antibody therapy is associated with enhanced immune responses in infected individuals

In a study in Nature Medicine, researchers describe how injection of neutralizing antibodies are associated with enhanced T cell responses that specifically recognize HIV.
31-Jan-2020 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Not All Canadians Feeling the Heat of Climate Change

While Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Paris hammering out the details of the global fight against climate change, a new study out of the University of Montreal and the Trottier Energy Institute shows that Canadian attitudes are somewhat...
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