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New weapon in fight against antibiotic resistance discovered

Scientists at St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre and the University of Manitoba have developed a drug that combats 2 of the top 10 “priority pathogens” recently defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as antiobiotic-resistant bacteri


Local firms ahead of curve on machine learning

Since the announcement last March of a community collaboration to establish a national centre for the commercialization of machine learning in Winnipeg, the words "machine learning" have started appearing much more often in the mainstream.


Release of the Bioproducts Productions and Development Survey

The Bioproducts Production and Development Survey 2015 was conducted on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-food Canada. This survey, which was previously conducted in 2003, 2006 and 2009, provides statistical information on the characteristics and activities


New brain cancer treatment

Monteris Medical was founded in 1999 with the mission to create neurosurgical technology that, when used by neurosurgeons, would allow them to ablate (treat with lethal heat) brain lesions and brain tumors that may be difficult to approach via traditional