Developmental disorders in children are typically diagnosed by observing behavior, but Aditi Shankardass knew that we should be looking directly at their brains. She explains how a remarkable EEG device has revealed mistaken diagnoses and transformed children's lives.
Four Ontario Authors Receive Province’s Top Literary Award
TORONTO Winners of Ontario’s foremost prize for literary excellence, the Trillium Book Award, were announced by the Hon. Michael Chan, Ontario Minister of Tourism and Culture, and Karen Thorne-Stone, President and CEO of the Ontario Media Development Corporation at a luncheon held at the Bram and Bluma Appel Salon.
Former ski instructor works with Guelph prof to reduce muscle strain in skiers By Andrew Vowles
Wanted: seasoned water skiers willing to stand up for science. That might be the recruitment line for a Guelph engineering student designing a study in cottage country this summer that will bring together biomechanics, human health and recreation.
Cambridge - Gore Mutual Insurance Company is excited to announce the launch of an commercial insurance business tool that makes it easier to do business. On June 14th, 2010, Gore Mutual began piloting a new system called Quick Connection, and saw immediate adoption by both brokers and clients. In an industry that traditionally uses vast amounts of paper and has a measurable environmental impact, Gore Mutual now provides a paperless online service.
Waterloo Identifying projects that improve the quality of life in our community and supporting those initiatives is high on the list of priorities for The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation (KWCF).
Will Celebrate Continued Growth and Partnership in China and 40th Anniversary of Canada/China Diplomatic Relations
TORONTO - Manulife Financial has announced that the Company will hold its October, 2010 Board meeting in Beijing, China at the time of the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between Canada and China.
TORONTO - Gay men can recall familiar faces faster and more accurately than their heterosexual counterparts because, like women, they use both sides of their brains, according to a new study by York University researchers.
Statscan - Canadians drove less during the fourth quarter of 2009 compared with the same quarter in 2008. For the fourth quarter, Canadian vehicles were driven 77.4 billion kilometres, down 5.4% from the same quarter in 2008.
London - The United States Department of Defense Spinal Cord Injury Research Program has announced a grant of more than a million dollars U.S. to support research at the Robarts Research Institute at The University of Western Ontario (Western).
OTTAWA A recent study by the laboratory of Dr. David Park, assistant dean of research at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine, has uncovered a link between a protein known as Cdk5 and DNA damage/repair in neurons.
MONTREAL - The CAW has issued its 72 hour strike notice to VIA Rail, after the company tabled its first economic proposal last night rife with concessions. The strike deadline is Sunday night at 11:59 p.m.