McMaster University

Scientist explores secrets to life through worms

Who would have thought that worms found in your composter - only seen with a microscope - could be used to study genetic disorders in humans? With 700 million years of separation and roughly half of its genes ...

dateOct 17, 2008 in
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Self-moisturizing contact lenses, naturally

Even contact lenses are joining the trend to go green. Chemical engineering researchers at McMaster University have shown that a common fluid found in our bodies can be used as a natural moisturizing agent in contact lenses.

dateJul 08, 2008 in
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Woman aquires new accent after stroke

A woman in southern Ontario is one of the first cases in Canada of a rare neurological syndrome in which a person starts speaking with a different accent, McMaster University researchers report in the July issue of the Canadian Jo ...

dateJul 03, 2008 in Medical research
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