Program 246

AIRDATE:10/13/07

PROMO: Alberta Ingenuity's Dr. Peter Hackett introduces the new Accelerator program for nanotechnology

Water scientist Dr. David Schindler looks at what fighting pine beetle outbreaks mean for forest hydrology

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TITLE: Dr. Peter Hackett, President and CEO, Alberta Ingenuity
SUBJECT: #246 Ingenuity Accelerator Program Targets Nanotechnology
SYNOPSIS: If you were a scientist and you had a hundred million bucks to play with, what would you research? Dr. Peter Hackett figures its time we put that kind of money towards big time R&D in this province. And his pick is nanotechnology with the new Ingenuity Accelerator Program.

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TITLE: Dr. David Schindler, Killam Memorial Chair and Professor of Ecology, University of Alberta
SUBJECT: #246 Impacts of Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreaks on Forest Hydrology
SYNOPSIS: At a recent workshop, water scientist Dr. David Schindler cautions against salvage logging trees killed by mountain pine beetle to avoid floods and other hydrological disasters.

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