A fascinating fact was discovered by a York University-led research team that explored bacteria’s quorum-sensing trait, a sophisticated form of co-operation, using which bacteria can regulate gene expression according to their population density.
In the spring of 2021, when auto magnate Frank Stronach announced his intention to launch a tiny three-wheeled electric commuter car to reduce greenhouse gases, ease traffic jams and solve parking problems, York University’s Prof. Andrew Maxwell saw an opportunity. What if York U’s campus became a "living lab" to test the prototype SARIT (Safe, […]
Incoming students at Lassonde School of Engineering and Faculty of Science both found ways to flourish during COVID-19 pandemic. TORONTO, June 29, 2022 — With the help of the Schulich Leader Scholarship program, two graduating high school students from the Greater Toronto Area are headed to York University this fall to begin their studies. Hannah […]
TORONTO, May 25, 2022 — The Lassonde School of Engineering’s kindergarten to industry (k2i) academy at York University has received $1 million from the Ontario’s Ministry of Education in support of a summer work-study program for high school students from racialized backgrounds. Thanks to the grant, k2i’s summer STEM program, Bringing STEM to Life: Work-Integrated Learning, […]