The University of Toronto (U of T) was founded in 1827 in Toronto, Canada. U of T has more than 44,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The Faculty of Applied Sciences and Engineering and the Faculty of Medicine are noteworthy. Insulin and the first stem cell research was conducted at the University of Toronto. Astronomers and physicists at U of T identified Cygnus-X as a black hole. The University of Toronto receives significant grants and funding due to the high caliber of their research teams.
Changing landscape means some Arctic ponds may potentially be a significant source of carbon emissions
A new Canadian study has found that carbon released by some ponds in the High Arctic could potentially be a hidden source of greenhouse gas emissions.
When patients go to the dentist to fill a cavity, they're trying to solve a problem—not create a new one. But many dental patients get some bad news: bacteria can dig under their tooth-coloured fillings and cause new cavities, ...
University of Toronto researchers have developed a new technology for creating more durable disease-fighting molecules which could lead to drugs with longer-lasting effects.
Just as the microorganisms in our gut are increasingly recognized as important players in human health and behavior, new research from the University of Toronto Mississauga demonstrates that microorganisms are equally critical ...
It's official—there are some 42 million protein molecules in a simple cell, revealed a team of researchers led by Grant Brown, a biochemistry professor in the University of Toronto's Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular ...
Where is AI headed in 2018? Your phone will know you better than your friends do, researcher predicts
From self-driving cars to finding disease cures, artificial intelligence, or AI, has rapidly emerged as a potentially revolutionary technology – and the pace of innovation is only set to speed up.
A team of U of T Scarborough researchers have described the first known hybrid bird species to be found in the Amazon rainforest.
Paleontologists at the University of Toronto (U of T) and the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto have entirely revisited a tiny yet exceptionally fierce ancient sea creature called Habelia optata that has confounded scientists ...
Study on redback spiders finds seemingly abhorrent mating strategy appears to benefit both males and females
A mating strategy among redback spiders where males seek out immature females appears to benefit both sexes, a new University of Toronto study has found.
A team of researchers from the University of Toronto is partnering with the construction industry to help reduce the carbon footprint of buildings, bridges, public transit and other major infrastructure projects.