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Engineering a Better Quality of Life

Engineering a Better Quality of Life

Through innovations like the electric wheelchair and the artificial pacemaker, NRC research has improved the quality of life of countless Canadians
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Creating Canola

Creating Canola

NRC researchers and agriculture scientists in Saskatoon, Winnipeg and Ottawa helped build a billion-dollar canola industry by breeding a nutritious made-in-Canada supercrop.
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