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.
Trying to think green when buying a car? Whether your new fuel-efficient engine helps or hurts the warming planet depends on where you live and what you're putting in the tank.
An international team of researchers has developed a website at d-place.org to help answer long-standing questions about the forces that shaped human cultural diversity.
When it feels easy to pay for something, it might just make us feel less connected to what we're buying, a new U of T Scarborough study says.
Chew on this: rice farming is a far older practice than we knew. In fact, the oldest evidence of domesticated rice has just been found in China, and it's about 9,000 years old.
According to University of Toronto research, having the face of a leader may depend on whether the enterprise being led is a for-profit business or a non-profit organization.
Close examination of a rare Brazilian fossil is shedding new light on an enduring controversy in evolutionary thought—why snakes evolved their long, limbless bodies.
A University of Toronto-led team has reported the discovery of a new lizard in the middle of the most- visited island in the Caribbean, strengthening a long-held theory that communities of lizards can evolve almost identically ...
Super-computer modelling of Earth's crust and upper-mantle suggests that ancient geologic events may have left deep 'scars' that can come to life to play a role in earthquakes, mountain formation, and other ongoing processes ...
Can a crocodile's smile reveal whether dinosaurs had lips? What if lips and gums hid most of dinosaur's teeth?
Stem cell therapies hold great promise in treating a variety of diseases, but in order to develop them researchers must first be able to monitor them inside the body. Enter the contrast agent.