Decontamination of polluted sites, often many hectares in scale, is costly and in itself can have a high environmental impact.
The auditory capacities of humans are exceptional in terms of identifying familiar voices.
A nanoscale machine composed of synthetic DNA can be used for the rapid, sensitive and low-cost diagnosis of many diseases, including HIV.
René Doyon believes his team could be the first to discover alien life.
Repeating in one's head without gesturing is the least effective way to recall information.
Professor Lehoux believes it is possible to invest in health technologies that are socially relevant.
Electrochemical test's sensing principle may be generalized to many different targets, leading to inexpensive devices that could detect dozens of disease markers in less than 5 minutes.
A giant step towards preventing prematurity, which is the world's leading cause of infant death.
An artificial intelligence programme to improve Tinder suggestions has been developed by Harm de Vries, a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Montreal who was sick of swiping left.
Researchers find that the brain cells most at risk in the disease consume unusually high amounts of energy, gradually exhausting and killing themselves.