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Celebrating 90 Years of Insulin

November 2, 2011

Ninety years after Frederick Banting, Charles Best, John Macleod and Bertram Collip uncovered the role of insulin in diabetes, the legacy of their ground-breaking discovery has a

Breaking Research Research, Features, Medicine, Health

Message of Hope for Middle East

November 1, 2011

A room full of students, staff, faculty and community members were captivated as Professor Izzeldin Abuelaish shared his tragic story and quest for peace in the Middle East during a public lecture at U of T Mississauga’s Instructi

Features, UTM, Medicine

Tracking athletes with a GPS

November 1, 2011

Opponents know that Kaelen Watson, U of T’s most recent female athlete of the year, is a force to be reckoned with on the field hockey turf.  What few would know is that Watson and her 2010 CIS championship-winning team are playin

Breaking Research Top Stories, Student Life, Research, Varsity Blues, Physical Education

U of T researchers revolutionize technology used in electronic screens

October 31, 2011

Engineering researchers at the University of Toronto have developed the world’s most efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) on plastic.

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Engineering

An Ounce of Prevention

October 31, 2011

Nursing professor LaRon Nelson is dedicating his research career to preventing HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among socially marginalized groups in African and African diaspora communities.

Breaking Research Research, Features, Nursing, Medicine, Health, Global

Asian Geographies

October 28, 2011

During a recent visit to the University of Toronto, Daniel Nocera, the Henry Dreyfus Professor of Energy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), said the global energy picture wasn’t good.

Breaking Research Faculty of Arts & Science, Features, Research

Insects scared to death of fish

October 27, 2011

The mere presence of a predator causes enough stress to kill a dragonfly, even when the predator cannot actually get at its prey to eat it, say biologists at the University of Toronto.

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

Gender imbalance lingers in varsity sport

October 27, 2011

Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that the country has a long way to go in providing equal opportunities for female student-athletes and leaders.

Top Stories, Varsity Blues, Physical Education

Wikipedia goes to university

October 26, 2011

Wikipedia has come a long way from the days when professors would warn students against using it as a reference or citable source. Today, some professors tell their students the populist encyclopedia is a good a place to start their research.

Teaching, Features, UTSC, iSchool, Digital Media

Safeguarding health at restaurants, food stores

October 26, 2011

A high-end Toronto grocery storewas recently ordered shut down temporarily due to public health violations. The event focused attention on food safety.

Top Stories, Medicine, Health