Trent Science in Review: Looking Back at 2013

Now that 2013 is behind us, here is a review of the Trent science department’s major accomplishments, challenges, and groundbreaking discoveries. Here is also an idea of some significant changes that the Trent community can expect and look forward to from the department in 2014. 2013 started with a team of researchers, led by Director […]

Experimental Lakes Area to move in to the Future

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It is a hopeful future for scientists and their experiments as the uncertainties of Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) is to become a thing of the past in the next few weeks to come. ELA is finally expected to be turned over to the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), a Winnipeg-based research organization, with the […]

Monitoring Mercury Toxicity in the Environment using Unique Chemical “Fingerprints”

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Mercury, the liquid metal, has been used for centuries due to its unique properties in items such as thermometers and tooth fillings although its use has declined as we have become aware of its toxic side effects. However, it is still commonly found in energy saving light bulbs, computers and smartphones. So what toxic effect […]

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Trent Science in Review: Looking Back at 2013

Now that 2013 is behind us, here is a review of the Trent science department’s major accomplishments, challenges, and groundbreaking discoveries. Here is also an idea of some significant changes that the Trent community can expect and look forward to from the department in 2014. 2013 started with a team of researchers, led by Director […]

Experimental Lakes Area to move in to the Future

experimental lakesWEBFEATURE

It is a hopeful future for scientists and their experiments as the uncertainties of Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) is to become a thing of the past in the next few weeks to come. ELA is finally expected to be turned over to the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD), a Winnipeg-based research organization, with the […]

Monitoring Mercury Toxicity in the Environment using Unique Chemical “Fingerprints”

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Mercury, the liquid metal, has been used for centuries due to its unique properties in items such as thermometers and tooth fillings although its use has declined as we have become aware of its toxic side effects. However, it is still commonly found in energy saving light bulbs, computers and smartphones. So what toxic effect […]