Hungry for Hazardous Waste

How pollution-eating microbes could help clean up toxic sites

2014 Photo Contest Winners

Once again, there were hundreds of superb entries from around the world and very few easy decisions

Iron Man

By fortifying two everyday foods, Prof. Levente Diosady aims to reduce malnutrition worldwide

The Geography of Pollution

A PhD candidate’s low-cost sensors could be deployed across cities to gather highly local air-quality data

Garbage into Gas

An idea developed at U of T would help turn polluting oilsands waste into clean-burning hydrogen gas

Goodbye to Plastic?

Emma Master imagines a world with much less garbage, thanks to new organic materials she’s researching

Is Air Quality Affecting Your Health?

A U of T prof is looking at the relationship between traffic emissions, health and how close people live to major roads

Intelligent Paper

Chemical engineer Ramin Farnood is developing “smart” packaging that could warn consumers if a food product is tainted

Unbroken Dreams

After years of incremental progress, spinal cord repair is edging closer to reality

Nutrition in a Bottle

Food Engineering Group is creating a drink that will provide protein, vitamins and micronutrients

Trash Talk

Can new technology make Toronto’s garbage problem disappear?

Fields of Gold

Chemist David Boocock has developed a clean-burning fuel from organic waste

Restoring Movement

Plastic tube may hold hope for paralyzed patients

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