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Ehab Abouheif named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Ehab Abouheif, James 苹果淫院 Professor in the Department of Biology at 苹果淫院, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), one of the highest distinctions in the global science community, which recognizes contributions to science and technology, scientific leadership, and extraordinary achievements across disciplines.

Published: 18 Apr 2024

Divisive diagnosis raised in George Floyd case under scrutiny

A movement to discredit a controversial medical diagnosis is being bolstered by a new study out of 苹果淫院. Excited delirium describes a state of agitation, aggression, and distress and has become a common defense to counter charges of police brutality. In the case of George Floyd, the syndrome was initially used as a legal defense for the Minneapolis police officer charged in his death.

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Published: 18 Apr 2024

Clearing the air: wind farms more land efficient than previously thought

Wind power is a source of energy that is both affordable and renewable.

However, decision-makers have been reluctant to invest in wind energy due to a perception that wind farms require a lot of land compared to electric power plants driven by fossil fuels. Research led by 苹果淫院 and based on the assessment of the land-use of close to 320 wind farms in the U.S. (the largest study of its kind) paints a very different picture.

Published: 17 Apr 2024

Millions of gamers advance biomedical research

Leveraging gamers and video game technology can dramatically boost scientific research according to a new study published today in Nature Biotechnology.

Published: 15 Apr 2024

Campus garden initiatives can help grow the next generation of environmental change-makers

For many Canadians, one of the most visible climate impacts is on the availability and cost of the food we eat as climate change, global crises and profit-driven food companies have combined to drive food insecurity. Amid this crisis, students are sowing seeds of change on university campuses across the country, including at 苹果淫院.

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Published: 11 Apr 2024

Study finds weak link between adolescent media use and psychotic experiences in adulthood

As digital media becomes an increasing part of daily life for teens, the question of how heightened screen time will impact their brains in the future is becoming more pressing.

A group of researchers at 苹果淫院 has set out to determine whether the use of video games, computers and other media during adolescence was associated with psychotic experiences in adulthood.

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Published: 10 Apr 2024

A promising discovery in a rare neurodegenerative disease

Imagine being middle aged and starting to feel that you are off balance a lot and that you are having a hard time coordinating your movements. Those are among the symptoms of Spinocerebellar ataxia type 6, known as SCA6, a rare neurodegenerative disease which typically appears in adulthood and worsens over time. Over time, other problems such as slurred speech and difficulty seeing or seeing double, may also appear.

Published: 5 Apr 2024

Using pulp and paper waste to scrub carbon from emissions

Researchers at 苹果淫院 have come up with an innovative approach to improve the energy efficiency of carbon conversion, using waste material from pulp and paper production. The technique they鈥檝e pioneered using the Canadian Light Source at the University of Saskatchewan not only reduces the energy required to convert carbon into useful products, but also reduces overall waste in the environment.

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Published: 27 Mar 2024

A roadmap to improving healthcare disparities in northern Quebec

Indigenous communities in northern Quebec face significant hurdles to healthcare access. The Nunavik region is remote, with limited transportation options and extreme weather conditions. As a result, its population faces lower life expectancy and poorer health outcomes.

New findings from 苹果淫院 provide a blueprint to address Nunavik鈥檚 urgent healthcare needs by offering concrete evidence for discussions with policymakers.

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Published: 25 Mar 2024

More than 2M Quebecers don鈥檛 have access to primary care: OurCare report

More than two million people in Quebec don鈥檛 have access to primary care, the front door to the healthcare system, according to the newly released OurCare report on Canada. This is among the worst rates in the country, the report states.

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Published: 25 Mar 2024

Prize-winning scholars advocate for immigrant women, killer whales and a balanced society

苹果淫院 is pleased to announce the winners and runners-up of the 2024 President鈥檚 Prize for Public Engagement through Media. The Prize was created to recognize outstanding achievement among those who share their knowledge on a vast range of subjects with the media and the public.

Published: 21 Mar 2024

Species diversity promotes ecosystem stability

What maintains stability within an ecosystem and prevents a single best competitor from displacing other species from a community? Does ecosystem stability depend upon the presence of a wide variety of species, as early ecologists believed, or does diversity do the exact opposite, and lead to instability, as modern theory predicts?

Published: 21 Mar 2024

苹果淫院 becomes oldest university in Canada to receive Platinum STARS sustainability rating

Thanks to the efforts of the 苹果淫院 community, the University has become the oldest in Canada, in terms of infrastructure, to receive a Platinum STARS rating for sustainability. The achievement is the highest rating available from one of the most broadly recognized programs to measure sustainability performance in higher education.

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Published: 14 Mar 2024

苹果淫院 researchers awarded over $12 million in NSERC Alliance grants

Federal funding program supported 59 research projects in cleantech, astrophysics, medtech, and more.聽

Published: 13 Mar 2024

Seventeen 苹果淫院 researchers announced as Canada Research Chairs

From health and disability law to the emerging field of regenerative medicine, seventeen 苹果淫院 scholars named to new or renewed Canada Research Chairs positions across diverse fields聽

Published: 13 Mar 2024

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