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Music-based cartoons can help children

October 5, 2011

Canadian scientists who specialize in learning, memory and language in children have found exciting evidence that pre-schoolers can improve their verbal intelligence after only 20 days of classroom instruction using interactive, music-based... Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, UTM, Faculty of Arts & Science, Music, Health

Herbivore populations, food supply in danger

October 4, 2011

As climate change causes temperatures to rise, the number of herbivores will decrease, affecting the human food supply, according to new research from the University of Toronto.

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Environment, Faculty of Arts & Science

U of T helps province evaluate child welfare system

October 4, 2011

Between 1993 and 2003, the number of confirmed cases of child maltreatment in Ontario nearly tripled.

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Social Work

Unprecedented Arctic ozone loss occurred last winter

October 2, 2011

A NASA-led study has documented an unprecedented depletion of the Earth's protective ozone layer above the Arctic last winter and spring that was caused by an unusually prolonged period of extremely low temperatures in the stratosphere. ... Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Environment, Faculty of Arts & Science

Energy storage is ripe for reinvention

September 30, 2011

Pity the poor batteries, solar cells and capacitors. They’ve been huddled on the sidelines watching memory prices plummet, computing processing power skyrocket and computers shrink from the size of filing cabinets to the scale of nail files.

Breaking Research Research, More News, Pharmacy, Engineering

In Memoriam

September 29, 2011

The University of Toronto mourns the death of Professor Emeritus Gordon R. Slemon (ECE).

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Ontario manufacturing sector remains strong

September 28, 2011

A study of innovation activity in Canada’s Technology Triangle since the onset of the 2008 recession shows that traditional manufacturing industries have fared much better than expected, contradicting what some analysts suggest are the best bets... Breaking Research Top Stories, Research

Canada Post unveils stamp of U of T chemist John Polanyi

September 28, 2011

On Oct. 1, as part of Toronto’s Nuit Blanche festival, Canada Post will unveil a limited-edition stamp that will honour the work of world-renowned University of Toronto chemist and Nobel Laureate John Polanyi.

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Sexy snacks influence mating behaviour

September 28, 2011

In the animal world, males typically search for their female partners.  The mystery is that in some species, there is a reversal—the females search for males.

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research

Researchers are 'Up In the Air'

September 28, 2011

Demand for air travel is projected to rise roughly 5 per cent a year, a figure that is never far from the minds of University of Toronto engineers working to reduce the industry’s environmental impact.

Breaking Research Research, Engineering, Top Stories