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The newest Canadian research and technological advances that are changing the way we understand and interact with our environment and each other.

University of Toronto old medical building

Le vieil immeuble médical, qui a ouvert ses portes en 1903, abritait le laboratoire de Frederick Banting. (Photo: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto)

Photo: Courtesy Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto
Il y a un siècle, le bâtiment de l’école de médecine de l'Université de Toronto était le site de la découverte révolutionnaire de l’insuline 
Four mountaineers stand on the summit of mount logan, canada

Rebecca Haspel, Toby Harper-Merrett, Alison Criscitiello and Zac Robinson on Mount Logan's summit, May 18, 2021. (Photo: Zac Robinson)

Photo: Zac Robinson
After being postponed a year due to COVID-19, the Mount Logan Ice Expedition made a successful summit of Canada’s highest peak.
The moon in shadow

Photo: Anna Asryan

Photo: Anna Asryan
The unmanned vehicle will collect imagery and data of the surface the moon
Juvenile salmon swimming with Darwin’s first known sketch of an evolutionary tree layered on top

Darwin’s first known sketch of an evolutionary tree and juvenile migratory salmon. (Photo: Gideon Mordecai)

Photo: Gideon Mordecai
DNA sequencing like that used to track COVID-19 helps scientists trace the origins of salmon pathogens in B.C.

Nanotechnology can improve farming efficiency without the need for new infrastructure. (Shutterstock)

Custom-made nanoscale systems can use precision chemistry to achieve high-efficiency delivery of fertilizers or pesticides
CEO of CarbonCure stands in front of concrete mixer truck and valve box

CEO Rob Nicen stands alongside a CarbonCure truck and valve box (Photo: Courtesy of CarbonCure Technologies)

Photo: Courtesy of CarbonCure Technologies
Halifax-based CarbonCure Technologies were one of two winners of the prestigious Carbon XPRIZE

Cliffs in ancient ice on Mars. (Photo: NASA)

The mining industry is actively looking towards new frontiers in mining
Tidal energy infrastructure

(Photo: Courtesy Sustainable Marine Energy)

Tidal energy infrastructure
Part two of Canada’s Ocean Supercluster: A six-part series

Photo: MDA.Space

Photo: MDA.Space
Canada is taking to space in the fight against illegal fishing

Photo: BBC News

 These less-than-conventional methods might be the future front lines of fighting climate change
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