Thawing sumps leaking into Mackenzie Delta lakes
November 8, 2013Sumps in the Mackenzie Delta region that were constructed in permafrost during the 1970s and 80s aren’t staying permanently frozen, says Queen’s professor John Smol and former Queen’s PhD student Joshua Thienpont.
SSHRC launches student contest to promote liberal arts research
November 6, 2013Social sciences and humanities research builds knowledge about poeple in the past and present with a view toward creating a better future.
McMaster, feds and industry leaders partner in green car research
October 28, 2013McMaster University has entered into major partnerships with Chrysler, the federal government and other auto industry leaders, to develop energy-efficient, high-performance electrified and lighter weight vehicles.
Research Matters returns with question: What Matters Now?
October 16, 2013Toronto, October 16, 2013 – Is there intelligent life out there? Can plant materials one day replace plastic? Can we ever eradicate infectious diseases? These questions and more will be explored by Ontario’s top university researchers in the latest Research Matters free speaker series focused on the question ‘What Matters Now?’
Study: Herbal Products Omit Ingredients, Contain Fillers
October 11, 2013Consumers of natural health products beware. The majority of herbal products on the market contain ingredients not listed on the label, with most companies substituting cheaper alternatives and using fillers, according to new research from the University of Guelph.
Personalized treatment for neurological disease
October 2, 2013New research led by Dr. Matthew Hebb of Western University and the Lawson Health Research Institute, has demonstrated for the first time, how small brain biopsies may be used to grow large numbers of cells that could possibly be transplanted back into the patient’s own brain.