Chemistry

A more sustainable way to refine metals

Published: 7Jun2017

A team of chemists in Canada has developed a way to process metals without using toxic solvents and reagents. The system, which also consumes far less energy than conventional techniques, could...

Tomislav Friščić awarded NSERC’s Steacie Memorial Fellowship

Published: 7Feb2017

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada has awarded an E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowship to Prof. Tomislav Friščić, to support his work in an innovative branch of chemistry...

Sex, drugs, and rock & roll chemistry in the brain

Published: 8Feb2017

The same brain-chemical system that mediates feelings of pleasure from sex, recreational drugs, and food is also critical to experiencing musical pleasure, according to a study by McGill University...

From backyard pool chemical to nanomaterial

Published: 1Mar2016

By Chris Chipello, McGill Newsroom Could a cheap molecule used to disinfect swimming pools provide the key to creating a new form of DNA nanomaterials?