University of Toronto

Growing cells with 3D microgels

Stars, diamonds, circles: Rather than your average bowl of Lucky Charms, these are three-dimensional cell cultures generated by an exciting new digital microfluidics platform, the results of which have been published in Nature Co ...

Feb 26, 2014
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Study shows size matters in prehistoric seas

Why did life forms first begin to get larger and what advantage did this increase in size provide? UCLA biologists working with an international team of scientists examined the earliest communities of large ...

Jan 23, 2014
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Study: Ongoing gender imbalance in varsity sport

Researchers at the University of Toronto have released the second in a series of reports, the most comprehensive analysis to date, of gender equity in Canada's interuniversity sport system, finding that the country has actually ...

Jan 14, 2014
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Explaining "frostquakes"

You may have heard about "frostquakes" with the recent cold weather in the GTA and other areas of Southern Ontario. You may even have heard one yourself. Professor Bill Gough, a climatologist at the University ...

Jan 10, 2014
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