Biology News
As biochemical companies set up shop in Sarnia, some say a greener future is coming to the region -
Traditional petrochemical companies like Shell, Imperial Oil and Nova Chemicals are engrained in Sarnia's identity. But a few new, smaller, biochemistry players have moved in and set up shop over the last several years — and they're doing things ...

Colorado toxicology official warns parents of tests like one that found benzene in Erie boy's blood - The Denver Channel

The Denver Channel
ERIE, Colo. – The chief toxicologist with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is pushing back on blood tests some have turned to in order to try and figure out whether they are being affected by organic compounds often found at oil ...

New Control of Cell Division Discovered - Scicasts (press release) (blog)

Scicasts (press release) (blog)
Zurich, Switzerland (Scicasts) — As every cook has experienced: When balsamic vinegar and olive oil are mixed, both liquids separate. Round vinegar drops form, which then float on the surface of the oil. In physical terms, this constitutes the ...

Reclaiming Alberta's Oil Sands

Edmonton - Canada

Information on the reclamation of lands disturbed by the oil sands industry which can take decades to complete.

Delhi Sands Flower-loving Fly
United States

Information from Wikipedia on this fly, Rhaphiomidas terminatus abdominalis, found only in one area of California, which is on the endangered species list.

Treasure Oil Spill, The
South Africa

Documents the effects of the June 2000 oil spill on the wildlife of Table Bay and particularly on the endangered African Penguin.

United States

Allied Academics welcomes all the attendees, speakers, sponsor’s and other research expertise from all over the world to the "4th International Conference and Expo on Oil and Gas” (Oil Gas 2017) which is going to be held during November 13-14, 2017 in San Antonio,USA. We are very much honored to invite you all to exchange and share your views and experience on Oil Gas-2017.

Analysis of essential oil of Coridothymus capitatus (L.) and its antibacterial and antifungal activity
United States


Chemical Composition and Microbial Activity of the Essential Oil of Calamintha Nepeta
United States

Abstract of research by Kitic, Dusanka, Stojanovic, Gordana, Palic, Radosav, Randjelovic and Vladimir. [PDF]


Article from Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research; includes information about the plant. [PDF]

Pre-Flowering Harvesting of Ocimum gratissimum for Higher Essential Oil and Eugenol Yields Under Semi-Arid Tropics
United States

Full text article

Provlab: Alberta

Provides information on public health, infectious disease profiles, mycology, virology, parasitology, mycobacteriology, bacteriology and environmental health.

Insects of Alberta
United States

Photo gallery of insects found in Alberta, Canada by R. Bercha.

University of Alberta