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The Tiny Perfect Keyboard

As devices get smaller, a U of T company has created a keyboard that makes typing easier while using less screen space

Tissue Printer developed at U of T

Second Skin

Machine-made skin being developed at U of T may be safer, faster and cheaper than traditional grafts

Watchful Eyes

Security cameras are everywhere. A new app invites Torontonians to help map them

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Is That Mozart, or a Machine?

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

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All Clear

Surveillance and surgery could both get a boost from a new kind of video camera that can focus on near and distant objects at the same time

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Cheaper Digital X-Rays

Physicist John Rowlands has invented a way to deliver high-quality X-rays at a fraction of the regular cost

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Smarter Buildings

A U of T computer scientist is developing a program to help predict – and ultimately reduce – buildings’ energy use

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Computer Vision

Want to know where an unidentified picture was taken? A computer program being developed at U of T can help

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Mind Reader

An infrared ray may help caregivers decode the wishes of people with severe paralysis

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Intelligent Paper

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

Up Against Google

With BlogScope, a U of T computer science group is taking on the search titan in the realm of public opinion

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Blood Work

Portable device would offer hospitals a quicker way to test patients for infectious diseases