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Activity 'snacks’ following meals may help maintain muscle mass: Study

October 20, 2022

Interrupting prolonged sitting with periodic activity “snacks” may help maintain muscle mass and quality, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Toronto.

Breaking Research, Our Community Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Exercise, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, Graduate Students, Health, Research & Innovation, University Health Network
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'A doctor in the palm of our hands': Brother-sister duo create app to make virtual eye care possible in Bangladesh

October 19, 2022

A brother-sister duo’s start-up has partnered with one of the largest eye hospitals in Bangladesh in an effort to make trips to the eye doctor completely virtual.

Global Lens The Hub, Alumni, Entrepreneurship, Global, Startups, U of T Scarborough
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U of T Entrepreneurship partners with Desjardins on startup prize

October 19, 2022

One of the the biggest challenges for a student entrepreneur when building a company is capital – it costs money to develop a prototype, pay for professional services such as legal support and then market a product or services to customers. 

Our Community Entrepreneurship Week, Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Startups
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To address iron deficiency in Africa, researcher develops fortified version of popular hibiscus drink

October 19, 2022

Folake Oyewole’s doctoral thesis project was inspired, in part, by the potential health benefits of a refreshing drink: Zobo, a hibiscus-based beverage that is popular in Oyewole’s home country of Nigeria.   

Global Lens, Our Community Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Food, Global, Graduate Students, Nutrition, Research & Innovation
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National climate science satellite mission co-led by U of T secures more than $200 million

October 18, 2022

Scientists across Canada will be able to better predict and mitigate extreme weather events in the face of climate change thanks to a new satellite mission that’s received more than $200 million in federal funding.

Our Community Climate Change, Faculty of Arts & Science, Physics, Research & Innovation, Space
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Study finds lethality of air pollution in India may be overestimated

October 18, 2022

High levels of exposure to air pollution in India have a smaller effect on mortality than previously estimated, according to a study that covered the entire country.

Breaking Research, Global Lens Unity Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Global, India, Research & Innovation, St. Michael's Hospital
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Researchers shrink brain tumours with gold nanoparticles, develop ‘mini brains’ to study psychiatric disorders

October 18, 2022

Researchers at the University of Toronto are inching closer to realizing a life-saving brain cancer treatment by using gold nanoparticles to make radiation therapy more effective and less toxic for patients. 

Our Community Groundbreakers, Institutional Strategic Initiatives, PRiME, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Donnelly Centre for Cellular & Biomolecular Research, Chemistry, Faculty of Arts & Science, Graduate Students, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Medicine by Design
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U of T researcher sheds new light on accusations against medieval poet Chaucer: New York Times

October 17, 2022

Long-held assumption about 14th-century English poet Geoffrey Chaucer are being challenged by new research co-led by the University of Toronto’s Sebastian Sobecki and... Breaking Research, Our Community English, Global, Humanities, Literature, Research & Innovation

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Researcher combines AI and microelectronics to create neural implants that fight brain disorders

October 17, 2022

Neural implants can help treat brain disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy by directly modulating abnormal activities – and the University of Toronto’s Xilin Liu is working with microelectronics and artificial intelli

Breaking Research, Our Community Artificial Intelligence, Brain, Deep Learning, Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Research & Innovation, University Health Network
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Startup lands federal contract to plant one million trees across Canada using drones

October 17, 2022

A Mississauga-based startup with ties to the University of Toronto Mississauga has received a federal contract under the 2 Billion Trees program to help boost reforestation... Our Community ICUBE, Entrepreneurship, Startups, Sustainability, U of T Mississauga

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