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July 18, 2016Professor Alex Smith at the University of Guelph is very excited about the 21 species of wasps recently discovered in Costa Rica."They're kind of gruesome little predators, if you're a caterpillar, but I think they're wicked cool organisms," said Smith. Read full article
July 18, 2016A new guideline from the Association of Ontario Midwives recommends that planned home births should be considered for all expectant mothers facing low-risk pregnancies.The guideline is based on a review of four research studies covering 45,000 births in Ontario and B.C. which show that health outcomes are the same for low-risk birth, whether the birth took place at home assisted by a midwife or in a hospital. Read full article
July 18, 2016A Carleton University professor has solved the mystery behind the song that propelled Elvis Presley to stardom.Randy Boswell was at home watching an old episode from the TV show Bonanza three weeks ago when guest star Hoyt Axton piqued his interest. A serendipitous online search of the Joy to the World singer led Boswell to learn that Axton’s mother, Mae Boren Axton, one of Elvis’s songwriters back in the 1950s, famously co-wrote the hit Heartbreak Hotel. Read full article
July 27, 2016 - July 27, 2016
If you are in Scarborough on Wednesday, July 27, please visit the U of T Scarborough Farmers Market to chat with the Curiosity Cruiser Crew and learn more about Ontario university research. view event »