Entries tagged with “Scientist”.


The 2009 winners of Canada’s Gairdner Awards for medical research, also known as the “Baby Nobels,” include a pioneering epidemiologist who guides doctors toward making better treatment decisions and a Japanese scientist who reprogrammed skin cells to become stem cells.


Groundbreaking work with lasers has earned an Ottawa physicist Canada’s top science and engineering prize, worth $1 million.


Preliminary results from scientific mapping of the Arctic seabed indicate that the North Pole likely falls within Denmark’s boundaries, a Canadian scientist says.


A University of Manitoba climate researcher says the growth of Arctic sea ice in 2008 is not cause for optimism because it’s mostly thin, first-year ice.


A research scientist at Canada’s national particle and nuclear physics lab is calling on the Canadian government to look into ways of delivering radioactive medical isotopes without the need for nuclear reactors.