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Improving Our Environment
Improving Our Environment
August 25, 2015
Discovery research projects address ways of improving the environment

Coming To a Smartphone Near You…
Coming To a Smartphone Near You…
August 25, 2015
Highlights from research in computing, materials and math

Your Brain, Simulated
Your Brain, Simulated
April 2, 2015
Computers have proven adept as beating master chess players or winning Jeopardy but they don’t come close to replicating the breadth of human behaviours. Then came Spaun, the world’s largest computer simulation of a functioning brain.

Got Isotopes?
Got Isotopes?
April 2, 2015
A new made-in-Canada technology will allow hospitals to overcome a looming medical isotope shortage.

One of the highest-cited researchers in the world
One of the highest-cited researchers in the world
February 18, 2015
Scientists and engineers around the world rely on Dr. Axel Becke’s ground-breaking chemical theories and computational methods to advance numerous sectors ranging from drug discovery to cleaner energy. It’s no wonder the Dalhousie University chemistry professor is one of the highest-cited researchers in the world.

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