University of Toronto researchers from Engineering, Biology and Medicine teach computers to ‘read the human genome’ and rate likelihood of mutations causing disease, opening vast new possibilities for medicine
18-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST
The higher your level of education, the greater your earnings and your sense of “personal mastery” or being in control of your fate, University of Toronto researchers say. But wait: there’s a downside.
20-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST
Personalized dietary advice based on a person’s genetic makeup improves eating habits compared to current “one-size-fits-all” dietary recommendations, says a University of Toronto researcher.
19-Nov-2014 12:35 PM EST
New iPod smart phone app developed by University of Toronto measures frequency of tremors in alcoholics.
25-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Reported online today in the journal Brain, findings from researchers at the University of Toronto and Harvard University show that a group of inhibitory neurons, whose loss leads to sleep disruption in experimental animals, are substantially...
19-Aug-2014 4:00 AM EDT
Adults who have dyslexia are much more likely to report they were physically abused before they turned 18 than their peers without dyslexia, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Toronto and the University of North Carolina...
3-Jul-2014 12:05 AM EDT
Researchers in the University of Toronto’s Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering have designed and tested a new class of solar-sensitive nanoparticle that outshines the current state of the art employing this new...
9-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT
University of Toronto biologists leading an investigation into the cells that regulate proper brain function, have identified and located the key players whose actions contribute to afflictions such as epilepsy and schizophrenia. The discovery is a...
6-Jun-2014 10:30 AM EDT