Researchers warn others in the scientific community that tracking ground-nesting grassland birds using radio transmitters – a common practice – can result in the bird’s entanglement, particularly for fledglings. The two biologists make suggestions for alterations to the apparatus to prevent this.
A new study, led by a Canada Research Chair at York University, finds a protein that plays a key role in muscle health during exercise. This adds important new knowledge around the positive effects of exercise on muscle health.
New research finds that, due to the link between obesity and the risk of cancer, supplements could assist in the treatment of breast cancer in obese, postmenopausal patients. These findings could shed light on treatments for other cancers as well.
Researchers confirm that E. californica plant could help regrowth and resilience in California deserts. This major ecological finding, dubbed the “Groot effect” after an equally resilient Marvel comic book character, could have global application.
York-led research determines a better approach to scheduling, which leads to improved profits, higher practitioner utilization and decreased wait times. Practitioners, policy-makers and hospital administrators will be interested in this highly applicable research.
NSERC funding will improve training in Internet-of-Things applications TORONTO, July 16, 2018 – A new program at York University will train students in leading technologies that enable almost anything with an embedded sensor – from the smallest personal accessory to the largest city infrastructure – to connect to the Internet. Professor Marin Litoiu The Natural Sciences […]
Lassonde School of Engineering Professor Ebrahim Ghafar-Zadeh has received an ENGAGE NSERC grant that will fund a research project in partnership with Medella Health to develop a High-Density Parallel Drug Tests platform using a standard microelectronic technology, also called Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS). Ebrahim Ghafar-Zadeh Current drug test protocols rely on laborious, time consuming and costly conventional cell […]
CIHR- and NSERC-funded research identifies possible measures to control the mosquito population and the transmission of the West Nile virus in artificial ponds around the GTA. The findings could be used to guide programs in local health units.
A new study out of York University shows that the experience of mental effort is different in individuals at risk for ADHD compared to those not at risk – a research ‘first’ in the most commonly studied childhood mental disorder.
York researchers simulated a C. difficile outbreak in a hospital ward. What they learned will capture the attention of public health officials, policy-makers, clinicians and epidemiologists.