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
In which God may or may not be Margaret Atwood
They may have reverse effect of what they intend, U of T Scarborough psychologists find
What one of the world’s largest mortality studies is teaching us about public health
Why improving the well-being of people in other countries should concern Canadians
A University of Toronto lab is harnessing computers to make life better as we age
Bev Bradley is developing technology to give hospitals in low-income countries a more reliable supply of medical oxygen
Clear and dark during the winter, Canada’s North is the perfect place for a new U of T astronomy project
U of T’s “technopreneur” program gives scientists such as Mallika Das a crash course in running their own company
How should employment insurance be reformed?
Software developed at U of T can compose music in classical, pop or jazz styles – and as a solo or an ensemble of different instruments
What principles should guide how a city develops its waterfront?
Small-town Ontario English preserves older terms that have fallen out of use in the province’s larger cities
“Computers” have assisted humans through history
U of T study shatters myth that recent immigrants cause more car accidents than other Canadians
Fifty years after the publication of his most famous works, we’re still making sense of all Marshall McLuhan had to say
Doctors have been trying for decades to classify mental illnesses. So why do precise definitions still elude us?
Modern life is 24-7, but there may be negative consequences to defying our body's internal clock
Master’s student Eric Wan helped develop software that allows anyone, including people with severe physical disabilities, to make music
Student-developed app helps people with speech problems express themselves – at a fraction of the cost of other devices
A criminology student questions long-standing assumptions about women and domestic violence
Why did the term "cybrarian" go out of style?
A technology developed at U of T to analyze cells could lead to earlier disease diagnoses and more targeted treatments
Advances in technology are bringing us robots that can interact naturally with humans
With the markets betting on a Greek default, and the situation in Spain deteriorating, a second global financial crisis looms
Professor Leah Cowen is researching a way to lower drug resistance in fungi
Women often look after their older relatives – for no pay. As populations age, this may have to change
Do some cultures have better “gaydar” than others?
Colours affect our emotional state, and maybe our motor control as well, new research has found
U of T researchers suggest life’s early years might be even more important than we thought
Human rights researcher Samer Muscati helps Iraqis find justice in a nation beginning to rebuild
Mark Tanz’s $5-million gift will support research into Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases
A new way of peering inside teeth could find lesions before they become cavities and eliminate the need for “drilling and filling”
What can you write in less than 25 words?
Should people get paid for shedding weight and pursuing a healthier lifestyle?
Pictures of animals through history reveal how our thinking about them has changed
New long-term study could translate into better health policy and clinical practice
Will the uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East usher in lasting change?
Why not use exercise bikes to supply electricity back to the grid?
Professor Dan Silver comes up with a new way of looking at cities
Two U of T thinkers debate whether we can ever know what is truly "right" or "wrong"
It seems young men fight primarily to gain the approval of … other men
What does Canada stand for now? Have we lost our international reputation as a nature-loving, peacekeeping haven for newcomers?
Could Canada's path to superpower status be a number's game?