Simon Fraser University

Researchers build a better bionic hand

A Canadian athlete's dream to one day "move" his fingers again after losing an arm in a workplace accident is now within grasp, thanks to a robotic arm prosthesis being developed at Simon Fraser University.

dateMay 04, 2016 in Engineering
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Salmon genome collaboration published in Nature

SFU professor Willie Davidson is part of an international research team shedding new light on genome evolution. The researchers have established a "human" quality sequence of the Atlantic salmon genome that is now available ...

dateApr 19, 2016 in Biotechnology
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New way to smell a rat means end for rodents

Simon Fraser University scientists have developed a new way to exterminate rats by identifying and synthetically replicating the male brown rat's sex pheromone. The chemical is a powerful attractant for luring female brown ...

dateApr 11, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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