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Article ID: 702641

Researchers design “smart” surfaces, creating promise of safer implants and more accurate diagnostic tests

McMaster University

Researchers at McMaster University have solved a vexing problem by engineering surface coatings that can repel everything, such as bacteria, viruses and living cells, but can be modified to permit beneficial exceptions.

23-Oct-2018 12:00 AM EDT
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    23-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 702424

Covert Tactics Used by Bacteria to Trick Human Immune System

McMaster University

Comparing two strains of Salmonella – one that causes disease in humans and the other in reptiles – researchers discovered a covert way that the human-affecting bacteria essentially tricks the immune system into not attacking.

18-Oct-2018 11:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702542

Revealing the molecular mystery of human liver cells

University Health Network (UHN)

A map of the cells in the human liver has been created by University Health Network Transplant Program and University of Toronto researchers, revealing for the first time differences between individual cells at the molecular level which can have a profound impact on their behaviour in tissue, tumours and disease.

22-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT

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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    10-Oct-2018 1:00 PM EDT

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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    8-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT

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

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