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Large-scale stem cell cultivation partnership formalized

March 6, 2012

Since James Till and Ernest McCulloch first made their stem cell discovery 50 years ago, Toronto has steadily become a world renowned centre for stem cell research.

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, St. Michael's College, Medicine, Innovation, Health, Government, Commercialization

UTSC's Andrew Westoll wins Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction

March 5, 2012

The University of Toronto Scarborough's Andrew Westoll was named the winner of the prestigious Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction for his book The Chimps of Fauna Sanctuary at a March 5 awards ceremony.

Awards, Our Faculty & Staff, UTSC

Human’s oldest ancestor found in Burgess Shale

March 5, 2012

Researchers from the University of Toronto, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and the University of Cambridge have confirmed that a 505 million-year-old creature, found only in the Burgess Shale fossil beds in Canada’s Yoho National

Breaking Research Research, Faculty of Arts & Science, Top Stories

Examining the robo-call controversy

March 2, 2012

There is a lot of speculation and finger pointing surrounding the current robo-call election controversy.

Top Stories, Political Science, Government, Faculty of Arts & Science

Using your computer as a classroom

March 2, 2012

For nurse Laura Istanboulian, working in the intensive care unit has challenges that she’s delighted to be able to discuss with other nurses nationwide.

Teaching, Features

Canadian first: Early-stage lung cancer gets new surgical treatment with robot

March 2, 2012

In a Canadian first, a robotic surgical system has been used to treat early-stage lung cancer by removing the cancer, along with a lobe of the lung.

Top Stories, Medicine, Health, Cancer

Opening Doors to better teaching

March 1, 2012

Like the pitching coach that helps a professional athlete improve his game, Andy Dicks, a 2009 President's Teaching Award recipient and Teaching Academy member, helps both new and seasoned faculty improve their classroom skills so

Teaching, Features, Chemistry

U of T engineering professor develops microfluidic chips for bitumen gas analysis

February 29, 2012

Mechanical engineering professor David Sinton and his research team have developed a process to analyze the behaviour of bitumen in reservoirs using a microfluidic chip, a tool commonly associated with the field of medical diagnos

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Engineering

Upper class more likely to be scofflaws, says new research

February 29, 2012

The upper class has a higher propensity for unethical behavior, being more likely to believe – as did Gordon Gekko in the movie Wall Street – that "greed is good," according to a new study from researchers at the University of California,

Breaking Research Top Stories, Research, Rotman