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Yanet Rodriguez Herrero (left) developed two innovative methods to convert carbon dioxide and glycerol into value-added materials during her doctoral research under supervisor Aman Ullah (right). (Photo: Supplied)
Science and Technology, Research

Researcher develops better ways to convert CO2 and biofuel byproducts into valuable chemicals

A pair of processes could add up to a win-win for industry and the environment.

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As private companies join the space race, rules governing research on commercial space flights are needed to ensure it is safe, responsible and inclusive, say international experts who have proposed ethical guidelines. (Photo: NASA)
Science and Technology, Business, Society and Culture, Health And Wellness

Ethical rules needed for research on commercial space flights, say experts

International group releases guidelines to ensure principles aren’t left behind as private space travel takes off.

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John Lewis is CEO of Nanostics, a company that has launched a blood test for prostate cancer based on technology his team developed at the U of A, which could reduce the need for more invasive tests for patients. (Photo: Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry)
Science and Technology, Research, Health And Wellness

Blood test for prostate cancer could help avoid unnecessary biopsies

First tool now available to men in Alberta based on technology developed at U of A to predict clinically significant disease.

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