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?
How do you write a bestselling first novel? If you're Tom Rachman, you start by majoring in film
Scientist Stephen Scherer aims to uncover the genetic causes of an incurable neural disorder
Contrary to stereotypes, most autistic children don’t bang their heads, and fewer than one per cent are brilliant savants
Autism isn't preventable or curable. So why pursue genetic testing?
Women who exercise strenuously may be at greater risk of developing dementia later in life, study finds
What do Arabic translations of Christianity’s holy book reveal about three of the world’s great religions?
Instead of fighting bureaucratic inefficiency, why not go around it?
Sometimes, being unemployed can be positive - it depends on who you ask
A new technique using light and metal nanoparticles could help save lives
For almost half a century, computer chips have doubled in power every 18 months. But this may not hold true for much longer, says Eugene Fiume
"Neighbourwoods" uses Google Earth to share info about the health of city trees
A U of T team finally settles the question of where Tom Thomson was buried
Engineers are using the idea of "urban metabolism" to design more sustainable neighbourhoods
Dating at university is supposed to be easy. But many of today’s U of T students find campus romance elusive. Enter Love@UofT, a new online matchmaker
The synthetic version of a micronutrient found in broccoli may have role in breast cancer, study finds
Ten concepts that could shape the future: from digital credentials to safer drugs to DNA-tailored diets and more
Toronto parents can choose to send their children to a variety of specialized schools. But is it possible to have too much choice in alternative education?