University of Toronto

Low-cost sensors gather air pollution data

(Phys.org) —Epidemiologists' understanding of the relationship between exposure to airborne pollutants and a range of health conditions, such as cardiovascular disease and asthma, has grown increasingly ...

Nov 26, 2013
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'Tumour-on-a-chip' technology offers new direction

A two-year collaboration between the Chan and the Rocheleau labs at the Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) has led to the development of a new microfluidics screening platform that can accurately predict ...

Nov 07, 2013
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Predicting the fate of stem cells

University of Toronto researchers have developed a method that can rapidly screen human stem cells and better control what they will turn into. The technology could have potential use in regenerative medicine and drug development. ...

Oct 22, 2013
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Precarious employment on the rise

Ontario's economy, and its traditional economic stronghold in the Toronto region, are slowly returning to pre-recessionary levels of employment. Yet there has been growing concern about the kinds of jobs the economy is creating. ...

Oct 07, 2013
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