The McMaster study compared an MR model (Microsoft HoloLens) and a VR model (HTC VIVE) derived from a physical model to the actual model. The researchers focused on overall learning performance and the effects of stereopsis by using a strategy where...
20-Nov-2019 1:10 PM EST Add to Favorites
Rapid evolution: Researchers discover remarkable variation in genetic mechanisms that drive sexual differentiation of frogs
Researchers from McMaster University have discovered striking variation in the underlying genetic machinery that orchestrates sexual differentiation in frogs, demonstrating that evolution of this crucial biological system has moved at a dramatic...
19-Nov-2019 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites
The research team looked at all research on the effects of cannabis use on illicit opioid use during methadone maintenance therapy, which is a common treatment for opioid use disorder, and found six studies involving more than 3,600 participants....
15-Nov-2019 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites
Six years ago the initial Three Wishes Project began at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, when hospital staff asked patients or their families how they might honour the life and dignity of those dying in the intensive care unit. Staff would then...
6-Nov-2019 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites
First adult molars are “living fossils” that hold a health record dating back to the womb, researchers find
Researchers at McMaster University have found that a person’s first permanent molars carry a life-long record of health information dating back to the womb, storing vital information that can connect maternal health to a child’s health, even...
8-Nov-2019 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites
The researchers determined that the rapid production of (p)ppApp by this enzyme toxin depletes cells of a molecule called ATP. ATP is often referred to as the ‘energy currency of the cell’ so when the supply of ATP is exhausted, essential...
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Researchers at McMaster University who examine the impact of exercise on the brain have found that high-intensity workouts improve memory in older adults.
31-Oct-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
With the increasing rate of multi-drug resistance, it is fundamental to identify new antibiotics. In this study, researchers found the synthesis of the vitamin biotin is integral for the growth of drug-resistant bacteria in human plasma. They were...
23-Oct-2019 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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Gerry Wright, Director of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, talking about the concern of antibiotic resistance (with infographic).
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McMaster University Experts Available to Discuss Health, Cultural and Policy Issues Related to Legalization of Cannabis
26-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT
A new $2.7 million Canadian study is aiming to narrow the gap between the care that frail elderly Canadians want and the care that they receive by evaluating ways to improve care planning conversations between patients, families and health...
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McMaster University Ancient Coins Expert Available to Discuss Trove of Roman Coins Unearthed in Spain.
29-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT
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