The Future of Biotechnology: Microbots and Customized Biological Circuits

  While the world is just starting to realize the widespread abundance of microorganisms (they are quite literally everywhere) and their role in various diseases and illnesses, researchers are already designing tiny microbots that will help fight the battle against pathogens and other contaminants. We’re all aware of the risks that contaminated drinking water poses… Read More

Fighting the BC wildfires

  For many countries in the northern hemisphere, summertime is wildfire season. If you live in Canada, and you’ve been watching the news coming out of the British Columbia (BC) interior since mid-June, you know that a dangerous combination of wind, low humidity and lightning has started hundreds of fires that have burned huge swaths… Read More

Hello, LuminUltra’s new office space

  From editor: The amoebas are getting comfortable in the new office space and enjoying the views of Fredericton. Take a look. Gigantic Amoeba is preparing his meeting from outside of the new boardroom ↓ Gigantic Amoeba is admiring the view of the St. John river ↓

Study finds industrial water needs to be used more efficiently

  An interesting report came out recently from financial analysis firm, Barclays. Along with the Columbia Water Center (CWC), the company was looking at the future of industrial water usage in the United States. Specifically, how large-scale water users can impact potential water scarcity through improved water efficiency practices. The report concluded that $1 trillion… Read More