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CBU PROFESSOR DEVELOPS ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY CHARCOAL THAT COULD CHANGE THE INDUSTRY
It’s completely black but nearly totally green. Gritty and sooty, yet great to use for washing up. Know what it is? Give up?
NOBEL-WINNING TECHNOLOGY USED IN NOVA SCOTIA RESEARCH
Stephanie MacQuarrie, an associate professor of organic chemistry and a principal investigator at CBU, called the technology "really amazing."
"We can scan down literally to carbon-carbon bond images and see how these molecules bond. There's nothing else that allows us to do that," she said. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nobel-chemistry-cape-breton-university-macquarrie-macinnis-cryoprobe-1.4342039
WOMEN IN SCIENCE RETREAT INTRODUCES HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO SCIENCE CAREER PATHS
The daylong event allowed girls in Grades 7-12 to explore career opportunities early through different science activities including a bridge building competition. http://www.capebretonpost.com/news/women-in-science-retreat-introduces-high-school-students-to-science-career-paths-196385/
NORTH SYDNEY’S KORI ANDREA AWARDED VANIER SCHOLARSHIP FOR HER WORK ON PLASTICS
“Both of my parents are teachers, so I guess it might be in the genes, but looking back to high school, I had female science teachers who I considered to be role models for me and then at CBU I had (associate chemistry professor) Stephanie MacQuarrie and at Memorial I have been working with Fran Kerton,” she said. http://www.capebretonpost.com/news/local/north-sydneys-kori-andrea-awarded-vanier-scholarship-for-her-work-on-plastics-228961/