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Reactive laser ablation in liquid: A route to novel nanocomposites

Here, Katharine Moore Tibbetts explores laser ablation in liquid as a versatile synthetic technique.

The medical cannabis space: A successful targeted investment strategy

In this interview, David Engel from Full Moon Investments in the U.S., charts the firm’s successful targeted investment strategy – informed by industry-leading experience and expertise – including comments on the CBD hemp and medical cannabis space.
chemically contaminated sites

Tackling chemically contaminated sites in the United States

Jennifer Kay and Bevin Engelward walk us through how the National Institutes of Health teams up with universities to tackle some of the most chemically contaminated sites in the United States.
water purification

Making nanocellulose filters for water purification with underutilised biomass

This chemistry focus delves into making nanocellulose filters for water purification with underutilised biomass, as described here by Benjamin Hsiao from Stony Brook University in the U.S.
vision disorders

How can biomaterials-based technologies treat vision disorders?

Professor Heather Sheardown, leader of Innovation Hub C20/20, discusses their research, innovation, and development of new biomaterials-based technologies to treat a variety of disorders in the eye.
cytochromes p450

Cytochromes P450: Chemistry for drugs, metabolism, and beyond

Joseph Najjar and Andrew K. Udit, PhD from the Department of Chemistry at Occidental College enlighten us on the importance of Cytochromes P450 in medicine and industry.
Gyrase and topoisomerase IV

Gyrase and topoisomerase IV: Repurposing old targets for new antibacterials

Neil Osheroff from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is working to overcome drug resistance and revitalise the use of established targets for antibacterial agents, as we discover here.
imaging biomarkers

Oncology: Imaging biomarkers and the Alberta Radiopharmaceutical Collaboration

Dr Frank Wuest, Professor at Department of Oncology - University of Alberta, sheds light on the imaging biomarkers and the Alberta Radiopharmaceutical Collaboration in this special oncology focus.
legalising medical cannabis

COVID-19: A moment for legalising medical cannabis?

Here, Josh Smith talks us through the current pandemic and the recent history underlying the fight for legalising medical cannabis.
sustainable agroecosystems

Sustainable agroecosystems: Cropping using regenerative agricultural principles

Richard Teague, from Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Texas A&M University, provides more insight into sustainable agroecosystems, focussing on cropping using regenerative agricultural principles.
chemistry research

Chemistry research: Driving discovery and development

The Division of Chemistry at the National Science Foundation, provides an update on their work in driving discovery and development concerning chemistry research that improves the quality of life in the United States.

Innovative technology for natural disasters and other crises

Mayank Kejriwal from the University of Southern California, discusses the role innovative technology can play when it comes to natural disasters and other crises.
metals in cannabis

Measuring heavy metals in cannabis and hemp

Here, Robert Thomas, Principal Consultant, Scientific Solutions, highlights the importance of measuring metals in cannabis and hemp.
suicide prevention

Suicide prevention: A complex issue for the Canadian Government

In this mental health focus - we thoughtfully consider suicide prevention - a complex issue for the Canadian Government.
Metabolism and Diabetes

Understanding the Canadian Institutions of Health Research and Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes

In this article, our thoughts are directed towards understanding the Canadian Institutions of Health Research (CIHR) and The Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD).
eye health

Eye health: Testing the safety of stem cell therapy for age-related macular degeneration

Kapil Bharti, PhD, Senior Investigator and Head of the Ocular and Stem Cell Translational Research Section at the National Eye Institute (NEI), explains testing the safety of a stem cell therapy for age-related macular degeneration in this special focus on eye health.
sustainable aviation fuels

Transport and the environment: Sustainable aviation fuels

Jane Hupe, Deputy Director, Environment from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), shares her expertise on sustainable aviation fuels in this focus on transport and the environment.
global learning health system

Enabling a global learning health system through genomic standards

Peter Goodhand and Angela Page from Global Alliance for Genomics and Health, explain their thoughts on enabling a global learning health system through genomic standards.
Online security

The importance of online security and privacy for children

Stuart Snape, Managing Partner, Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors, provides his expert thoughts on the importance of online security and privacy for children under 13, including the key role parents play in this vein.
cancer care

Advancements in Canada’s cancer care require strong government action

Here, Andrea Seale CEO of the Canadian Cancer Society, discusses the recently elected government’s commitments to support Canadians with cancer.

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