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Chemistry - Health - 28.11.2022

Environment - Chemistry - 18.10.2022
Expert insight: Snow can spread and worsen the effects of pollutants
Expert insight: Snow can spread and worsen the effects of pollutants
By October, autumn's arrival brings with it the promise of winter - and snow. And with it comes a quieter world, thanks to snow's ability to absorb noise.

Materials Science - Chemistry - 03.10.2022
To help meet global EV demand, researchers develop sustainable method of recycling older lithium-ion batteries
To help meet global EV demand, researchers develop sustainable method of recycling older lithium-ion batteries
A University of Toronto researcher has developed a new technique to help recycle the metals in lithium-ion batteries, which are in high demand amid surging global sales of electric vehicles.

Chemistry - Environment - 03.10.2022

Chemistry - Environment - 31.08.2022
Waterloo leads interdisciplinary team investigating new forever chemicals in Canadian water systems
NSERC provides funding to detect, identify and treat PFAS-contaminated water and biosolids University of Waterloo is leading an interdisciplinary team to identify and treat perand polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) - better known as forever chemicals - in water systems affecting more than 2.5 million Canadians.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 08.06.2022
Researchers to study whether metal-corroding microbes can grow in Canada’s proposed nuclear waste facility
With Canada getting closer to moving all its spent nuclear fuel to a single facility, and encasing each fuel container in bentonite clay, researchers are studying whether that clay could support microbial life - which could eat away at the metal containers.

Chemistry - 11.05.2022
University of Toronto Engineering student team wins first place at regional Chem-E-Car competition
University of Toronto Engineering student team wins first place at regional Chem-E-Car competition
The University of Toronto Chemical Vehicles (UTCV) student group recently won first place at the 2022 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Northeast Regional Chem-E-Car Competition.

Environment - Chemistry - 29.03.2022
Expert insight: How food waste can generate clean energy
Expert insight: How food waste can generate clean energy
Food waste is a growing problem in Canada and many other parts of the world - and it is only expected to get worse in the coming years.

Health - Chemistry - 10.02.2022
An old molecule to fight SARS-CoV-2
An old molecule to fight SARS-CoV-2
A team from the CHUM Research Centre and Université de Montréal has identified a molecule that, in the lab, can inhibit the COVID-19 variants of concern.

Chemistry - Health - 12.01.2022
Western chemists engage in ’game-changer’ metals research
Metal corrosion - in large steel bridges, computer microchips and medical nanoparticles, for example - cost billions of dollars in damage.

Materials Science - Chemistry - 09.12.2021
Stretchy, washable battery brings wearable devices closer to reality
Stretchy, washable battery brings wearable devices closer to reality
Science, Health & Technology Lou Corpuz-Bosshart UBC researchers have created what could be the first battery that is both flexible and washable.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 22.07.2021
Multidisciplinary team of Queen’s researchers use genomics to rethink our approach to tackling plastic waste
News Release - Multidisciplinary team of Queen's researchers use genomics to rethink our approach to tackling plastic waste For immediate release July 21, 2021 - A team of Queen's researchers has rece