Mapping international drug use by looking at wastewater

Published: 23 October 2019

Wastewater-based epidemiology is a rapidly developing scientific discipline with the potential for monitoring close to real-time, population-level trends in illicit drug use. By sampling a known...

Measuring stress around cells

Published: 30 January 2019

Tissues and organs in the human body are shaped through forces generated by cells, that push and pull, to “sculpt” biological structures. Thanks to a new tool developed at McGill University,...

Imitating nature to build a more sustainable world

26 Nov 2018

What could be greener than solar panels? They generate renewable energy, a key to fighting climate change. Yet the components that go into them often include toxic or non-sustainable materials....

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