It seems that every era has its scourge
What’s scarier, a zombie or vampire apocalypse?
Some blow out, others just fade away
Science students get a month-long crash course in turning an idea into a viable business at U of T’s “Techno” program
Three Techno participants share the vision for their companies
Art history prof Alexandra Palmer goes BIG with a ROM textile exhibition
Coursera brings online learning to the masses
U of T celebrates its connections to the Asia-Pacific region
As we become inseparable from our mobile devices, the risk of identity theft is growing
People who live in less “walkable” communities, especially new Canadians, are more likely to develop diabetes
There's nothing fluffy about this
In a federal election, why does a vote from Charlottetown count for more than one from Markham?
Machine-made skin being developed at U of T may be safer, faster and cheaper than traditional grafts
The Royal Canadian Mint has finally produced its last penny. Is it time to get rid of the nickel, too?
Will higher air temperatures affect Canada's evergreen forests?
Canada must co-ordinate its energy research better if it wants to be a global player, according to a U of T report
How do you bring basic sanitation to two billion people in low-income countries? Inventing a toilet that works for pennies a day is a start
A U of T nutritional scientist has developed a low-cost product to fight vitamin and mineral deficiency in developing countries
David Rosenberg warned of a financial crisis few others saw coming. So why, amid ongoing global turmoil, is Bay Street’s most noted pessimist ready to change his tune?
Discoveries in brain science are prompting new theories about how our senses work – and how they affect our understanding of the world
Companies appeal to hearing, taste and sight to affect consumer perception
How many new dinosaur species can one person help find? Professor David Evans is up to eight
U of T’s Knowledge Media Design Institute challenges its students to use media to raise awareness
Genetic testing may soon reveal what pharmaceutical drugs work best for you, with fewest side-effects
Is ‘one’ really the loneliest number?
It's like a flash mob, but motivated to buy
Security cameras are everywhere. A new app invites Torontonians to help map them
Was the War of 1812 actually a civil war?
How does one build a human-powered helicopter?
Genetic testing may reveal what pharmaceutical drugs work best for you, with the fewest side effects
The Saudi Arabian city is wrestling with a transit problem of Koranic proportions
What’s the solution to Toronto’s traffic problems?
A new U of T research centre will investigate the curative power of music
At its simplest, music is just sound. And sound is just vibration. So how does it get inside us, and influence us?
Forty years ago, an intrepid group of professors and students sparked progress for women across U of T
Myrna Kostash reflects upon the new women's studies course at the University of Toronto in a 1972 Miss Chatelaine article
U of T researchers have devised a way to refurbish donor lungs before they’re transplanted
A forestry prof believes a local parasite could help protect Ontario’s ash trees from a deadly invader
What can a computer reveal about a work of fiction? Plenty, it seems
The simple, inexpensive device matches the function of far more costly technology
You don’t need an Olympic training regimen to get healthy through exercise
Chinese propaganda posters from the 1960s celebrate work as an act of nation-building
The challenge to improve online dating
ABC correspondent Muhammad Lila reports from Pakistan and Afghanistan
Researchers are developing better ways to detect serious illnesses before they become life-threatening – and while they’re still treatable
From X-rays to MRI
With the discovery of hundreds of worlds around other stars, will we find that Earth is not alone in bearing life?
A few intriguing oddities from the hunt for exoplanets
A new institute will study the country’s successes
Friends and family of the late Paul Oberman have created an award for architecture and urban design
As New Orleans rebuilds, U of T students are helping the city rethink its approach to water management
Equipping health workers in Kenya with smartphones could bring better care to pregnant women and their infants
A term for Canada's growing population of senior citizens
A blueprint for an “artificial leaf” could lead to solar cells that generate a lot more power
Thinner, more flexible displays could radically change how we use and experience computers
What effect will unlimited corporate spending have on the U.S. election?
Toxic elements in most city-grown vegetables are at acceptable levels, according to a new study. But be careful of the eggplant!
Autistic children develop better communications skills when using iPads, researcher finds
A new kind of aircraft could fly 1,000 km powered only by the sunlight that shines on its back
A nursing prof is using social networks to help reduce the spread of HIV-AIDS in Ghana