A DNA CHIP TO MONITOR AND PROTECT CARIBOU POPULATIONS
A genetic tool could play an important role in protecting the caribou, a wildlife species and national symbol, whose population is in decline.
HARNESSING GENOMICS FOR BETTER, FASTER AND CHEAPER TOXICITY TESTING
The mountains, lakes, rivers and forests that we associate with Québec’s natural beauty are also an archipelago of sensitive ecosystems that require vigilance and protection.
FIGHTING BLUE-GREEN ALGAE INVASIONS, ONE GENOME AT A TIME!
It’s blue-green algae! In a lake, it may look like broccoli soup, but you certainly don’t want to ingest it.
DECONTAMINATING SOILS WITH MOTHER NATURE’S HELP
Montreal researchers Franz Lang and Mohamed Hijri are thrilled with their recent discovery. They may just have found a way to clean up the contaminated sites of the entire planet!
FOSSIL FUEL SHORTAGE: DO MUSHROOMS HOLD THE KEY?
The world today is heavily reliant on fossil fuels and chemicals. Yet oil reserves and other natural resources are finite, and their use leaves behind an unsustainable, ecological footprint.