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Article ID: 702114

The Power of One: What’s My Responsibility as a Global Citizen?

University of Manitoba

Protectionist laws; anti-immigration sentiments and abuse allegations: one scroll of a feed or flip through the paper can be enough to make you want to shut off and shut down.

12-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 702007

World Record Setting Event Back For Another Spin Into Downtown Toronto

University Health Network (UHN)

Declared “Officially Amazing” by Guinness World Record adjudicator Michael Empric last year, Rocket Ride for Rehab is returning to Nathan Phillips Square this Saturday, October 13th in support of Toronto Rehab Foundation.

11-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 701942

New approach could jumpstart breathing after spinal cord injury

University Health Network (UHN)

A research team at the Krembil Research Institute in Toronto has developed an innovative strategy that could help to restore breathing following traumatic spinal cord injury.

9-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 701816

TRIUMF Launches New Five-Year Plan 2020-2025


TRIUMF, Canada’s particle accelerator centre, is pleased to launch its new Five-Year Plan 2020-2025, developed with extensive internal and external community consultation. It leverages past investments by government and builds on the laboratory’s strong brand and global network to deliver a new level of top-tier science, training, and innovation to Canada for decades to come.

9-Oct-2018 9:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 701868

Finding their whey back: researchers pinpoint ideal protein to help seniors rebuild lost muscle

McMaster University

While exercise buffs have long used protein supplements to gain muscle, new research from McMaster University suggests one protein source in particular, whey protein, is most effective for seniors struggling to rebuild muscle lost from inactivity associated with illness or long hospital stays.

9-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 701748

When yesterday's agriculture feeds today’s water pollution

Universite de Montreal

Water quality is threatened by a long history of fertilizer use on land, Canadian scientists find

5-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 701722

Studies needed on impact of cannabis use on puberty

McMaster University

Samaan and his research team at McMaster set out to find studies on boys and girls under age 18 with exposure to recreational or medicinal cannabis. The use of cannabis included smoked, ingested and other modes of exposure to cannabis products.

5-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 701627

Potential Treatment Could Stop Knee and Spine Osteoarthritis, Krembil Scientists Say

University Health Network (UHN)

Scientists at the Krembil Research Institute have developed a novel therapeutic treatment that has the potential to stop knee and spine osteoarthritis in its tracks.

4-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 701622

Ground-breaking lab poised to unlock the mystery of the origins of life

McMaster University

McMaster researchers have pioneered one-of-a-kind technology that could – for the first time – provide experimental evidence of how life was formed on the early Earth and show whether life could have emerged elsewhere in the universe.

4-Oct-2018 7:05 AM EDT

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