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Orillia Packet & Times
It's madness not to have a living willtoo many patients suffer for days in agony to think otherwise. Dr. Ken Walker
It's madness not to have a living will
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 4 hours ago
too many patients suffer for days in agony to think otherwise. Dr. Ken Walker (Gifford-Jones) is a graduate of the University of Toronto and the Harvard Medical School. He trained in general surgery at the Strong Memorial Hospital,... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Hance Clarke and Joel Katz: No quick fix to society’s opioid crisisservices and medical director of the Pain Research Unit at Toronto General Hosp
Hance Clarke and Joel Katz: No quick fix to society’s opioid crisis
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 5 hours ago
services and medical director of the Pain Research Unit at Toronto General Hospital. He is an assistant professor at the University of Toronto. Dr. Joel Katz is a professor and Canada Research Chair in Health Psychology at York University. He is... Read more
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Daily Mail
The first ‘global network’ map of genesmutations interact with each other is complex – as some are more likely to inte
The first ‘global network’ map of genes
Daily Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
mutations interact with each other is complex – as some are more likely to interact than others. Now researchers from the University of Toronto have created the world's first map that shows how genes in a cell interact. Now researchers from the... Read more
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MLive.com
ITC Holdings, CEO Podcast: Conversations on Economic Opportunityaffairs, external affairs, and internal audit functions. Simon earned a Bachelo
ITC Holdings, CEO Podcast: Conversations on Economic Opportunity
MLive.com / Posted 12 hours ago
affairs, external affairs, and internal audit functions. Simon earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree in accounting from the University of Toronto and an MBA in finance and management from Michigan State University. During our conversation I ask... Read more
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PhysOrg
How plastic ends up in our seafood and what you can do about itSan Diego and doctorate in ecology from San Diego State and UC Davis, conducted
How plastic ends up in our seafood and what you can do about it
PhysOrg / Posted 13 hours ago
San Diego and doctorate in ecology from San Diego State and UC Davis, conducted postdoctoral research at UC Davis and the University of Toronto, where she now is an assistant professor. She next plans to study the health impacts of plastic debris... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Where are William and Catherine? Your guide to the B.C. royal visitfirst visit to Canada, and Charlotte’s first tour overseas. Here’s an explanati
Where are William and Catherine? Your guide to the B.C. royal visit
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 hours ago
first visit to Canada, and Charlotte’s first tour overseas. Here’s an explanation from Carolyn Harris, a historian at the University of Toronto, on how children’s roles in royal tours have changed over the generations and why it matters that... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Trump-Clinton debate will be 'hottest show on TV'that they’re prepared to tear each other apart Monday night in front of an esti
Trump-Clinton debate will be 'hottest show on TV'
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
that they’re prepared to tear each other apart Monday night in front of an estimated 100 million viewers. Peter Loewen, a University of Toronto associate professor of political science and director of the Centre for the Study of the United States... Read more
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Island Packet
Why students who do well in high school bomb in collegeyear of college is a tough transition, and for many students, a disillusioning
Why students who do well in high school bomb in college
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
year of college is a tough transition, and for many students, a disillusioning one. A study conducted last fall at the University of Toronto found that incoming students arrived with unreasonably optimistic expectations. On average, students... Read more
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The Sault Star
'Not easy to leave' museumretirement. "She's coming into a brand new place," said Forbes. "You can't lea
'Not easy to leave' museum
The Sault Star / Posted yesterday
retirement. "She's coming into a brand new place," said Forbes. "You can't learn it all overnight." He's confident the University of Toronto graduate, who previously worked at Art Gallery of Algoma, will excel in her position. "I think she's... Read more
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CBC.ca
Advocacy groups urge police to tackle discrimination against Aboriginal peopledifficult because there is a lack of data on the subject, said Scot Wortley, an
Advocacy groups urge police to tackle discrimination against Aboriginal people
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
difficult because there is a lack of data on the subject, said Scot Wortley, an associate professor of criminology at the University of Toronto. "The issue of racial or ethnic bias in the justice system is an important issue that deserves much... Read more
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FOX News
Why Outdated Information Is To Blame For Weight Gainfor this failure instead of their own tired, sad, outdated information. Dr. Ja
Why Outdated Information Is To Blame For Weight Gain
FOX News / Posted yesterday
for this failure instead of their own tired, sad, outdated information. Dr. Jason Fung earned his medical degree at the University of Toronto, where he also completed his internal medicine residency before heading to the University of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
New program aimed at old Baltimore vacants problem gets slow startadditional resources are needed to spur interest in large tracts of vacant lots
New program aimed at old Baltimore vacants problem gets slow start
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
additional resources are needed to spur interest in large tracts of vacant lots, said Jason Hackworth, a professor at the University of Toronto who recently published a paper studying the effects of decades of demolition in Rust Belt... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Parenting in the digital ageand fundraising. She has a line of products for the home—stationery, home scent
Parenting in the digital age
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
and fundraising. She has a line of products for the home—stationery, home scents, bed linen—under her brand DAPHNE® sold in the country’s big retail chains. Daphne has a B.A. in Fine Art History and Urban Studies from the University o... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Chronic sleep problems linked to disability later in lifewith sleep is also linked to obesity and inflammation, which both increase the
Chronic sleep problems linked to disability later in life
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
with sleep is also linked to obesity and inflammation, which both increase the risk of disability. Dr. Andrew Lim of the University of Toronto, who studies sleep and health effects, pointed out that the study did not look at which aspects of poor... Read more
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Inside Hoops
Raptors hire Patrick Mutombo and Jim Sann as assistant coachesand oversaw the League’s clinics, youth programs and elite-level development fr
Raptors hire Patrick Mutombo and Jim Sann as assistant coaches
Inside Hoops / Posted 3 days ago
and oversaw the League’s clinics, youth programs and elite-level development from his base in Hong Kong. Mahlalela played collegiately at the University of British Columbia and served as assistant coach at the University of Toronto for four seas... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Former fentanyl addict steps ‘out of the shadows’ to fight Canadian epidemicto high-school, university and medical-school students. A meeting has been arra
Former fentanyl addict steps ‘out of the shadows’ to fight Canadian epidemic
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
to high-school, university and medical-school students. A meeting has been arranged with the faculty of medicine at the University of Toronto to discuss the idea, he said. “It’s going to help educate young doctors about the problems associated... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
After the Giller, André Alexis seeks to complete his masterpiecein late summer, in New York. He will spend the upcoming academic year as the Ba
After the Giller, André Alexis seeks to complete his masterpiece
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
in late summer, in New York. He will spend the upcoming academic year as the Barker Fairley Distinguished Visitor at the University of Toronto, where he plans to finish the next book in the quincunx, Days By Moonlight, which he describes as “a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Inside out: The decline of parole and the fundamentals of Canada’s penal systemno quick fixes. “It’s like the whole system is ground down,” says Anthony Doob,
Inside out: The decline of parole and the fundamentals of Canada’s penal system
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
no quick fixes. “It’s like the whole system is ground down,” says Anthony Doob, a professor emeritus of criminology at the University of Toronto. “If I were advising the minister on this, I’d say this is one of those areas that we should actually... Read more
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FOX News
Chronic Sleep Problems Linked To Disability Later In Lifewith sleep is also linked to obesity and inflammation, which both increase the
Chronic Sleep Problems Linked To Disability Later In Life
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
with sleep is also linked to obesity and inflammation, which both increase the risk of disability. Dr. Andrew Lim of the University of Toronto, who studies sleep and health effects, pointed out that the study did not look at which aspects of poor... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Next stop: PECSHOFin Thunder Bay. Svoboda also toured England with the Ontario juniors. Graduati
Next stop: PECSHOF
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 3 days ago
in Thunder Bay. Svoboda also toured England with the Ontario juniors. Graduating from CSS, Svoboda then studied at the University of Toronto while playing for the Ontario senior men's team, for whom he would make more than 50 provincial... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Boating to the hallpublic. Born in Unionville in 1951 and educated at Dickson Hill Public School,
Boating to the hall
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 3 days ago
public. Born in Unionville in 1951 and educated at Dickson Hill Public School, Stouffville District High School and the University of Toronto, Taylor first participated for the Quinte HEAT — the competitive section of the Quinte Dragon Boat... Read more
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CBC.ca
Unprecedented review will probe institutional racism within Thunder Bay police servicethis is precedent setting in the province of Ontario," said Akwasi Owusu-Bempeh
Unprecedented review will probe institutional racism within Thunder Bay police service
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
this is precedent setting in the province of Ontario," said Akwasi Owusu-Bempeh, an assistant sociology professor at the University of Toronto who specializes in race, crime and policing. "It is the first time they have investigated an entire... Read more
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CBC.ca
Bob Cole, Lawrence Hill among Order of Canada recipients to be honoured at Rideau HallAndrews has moved Canada to the forefront of large-scale genetic studies. As ch
Bob Cole, Lawrence Hill among Order of Canada recipients to be honoured at Rideau Hall
CBC.ca / Posted 3 days ago
Andrews has moved Canada to the forefront of large-scale genetic studies. As chair of molecular genetics at the University of Toronto, director of a cellular and biomolecular research center, and director of the Genetics Network program... Read more
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PhysOrg
Intergenerational gaming helps families connectCredit: iStock/University of Toronto Nintendo with Nana? Zelda with Zia? How ab
Intergenerational gaming helps families connect
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Credit: iStock/University of Toronto Nintendo with Nana? Zelda with Zia? How about Gods of War with Grandpa? Grandchildren might once have bonded with the older generation over a plate of cookies and milk, but these days, they're more likely to be... Read more
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PhysOrg
Landmark map reveals the genetic wiring of cellular lifeCredit: University of Toronto Researchers at the University of Toronto's Donnel
Landmark map reveals the genetic wiring of cellular life
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Credit: University of Toronto Researchers at the University of Toronto's Donnelly Centre have created the first map that shows the global genetic interaction network of a cell. It begins to explain how thousands of genes coordinate with one another... Read more
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PhysOrg
To produce biopharmaceuticals on demand, just add waterstrategy in the Sept. 22 online edition of Cell. The paper's lead authors are
To produce biopharmaceuticals on demand, just add water
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
strategy in the Sept. 22 online edition of Cell. The paper's lead authors are Keith Pardee, an assistant professor at the University of Toronto and former research scientist at Harvard University's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Where’s William? Your guide to the royal visit to Western Canadafirst visit to Canada, and Charlotte’s first tour overseas. Here’s an explanati
Where’s William? Your guide to the royal visit to Western Canada
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
first visit to Canada, and Charlotte’s first tour overseas. Here’s an explanation from Carolyn Harris, a historian at the University of Toronto, on how children’s roles in royal tours have changed over the generations and why it matters that... Read more
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The Manila Times
Shoo-in World Bank chief unopposed but not uncriticizedbeen thinking of applying for the job,” said Paul Cadario, a former Bank offici
Shoo-in World Bank chief unopposed but not uncriticized
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
been thinking of applying for the job,” said Paul Cadario, a former Bank official and now a distinguished fellow at the University of Toronto. By taking charge, the United States also doubtless sought to nip in the bud any potential World Bank... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Shoo-in World Bank chief unopposed but not uncriticizedbeen thinking of applying for the job," said Paul Cadario, a former Bank offici
Shoo-in World Bank chief unopposed but not uncriticized
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
been thinking of applying for the job," said Paul Cadario, a former Bank official and now a distinguished fellow at the University of Toronto. By taking charge, the United States also doubtless sought to nip in the bud any potential World Bank... Read more
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express
Cannibalism and survival: The deadly secrets of spider sex REVEALEDspiders prove to be cunning lotharios. Lead researcher of the study, Maydianne
Cannibalism and survival: The deadly secrets of spider sex REVEALED
express / Posted 4 days ago
spiders prove to be cunning lotharios. Lead researcher of the study, Maydianne Andrade, an evolutionary biologist at the University of Toronto Scarborough, says 86 per cent of the male spiders die without ever finding a mate. Having witnessed... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Nine New Yorkers win MacArthur 'genius' grantswhose most recent play, "Hamilton," is a Broadway sensation. Dimitri Nakassis,
Nine New Yorkers win MacArthur 'genius' grants
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
whose most recent play, "Hamilton," is a Broadway sensation. Dimitri Nakassis, 40, Toronto, Canada. A classicist at the University of Toronto, whose work is transforming the understanding of prehistoric Greek societies. John Novembre, 37,... Read more
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The Border Mail
The weird, secret and brutal sex lives of redback spidersredbacks have developed an evolutionary trick to mate more than once. And it is
The weird, secret and brutal sex lives of redback spiders
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
redbacks have developed an evolutionary trick to mate more than once. And it isn't pretty reading. Daniela Biaggio at the University of Toronto and Iara Sandomirsky at the Ben-Gurion University found that male redbacks will often first mate with... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Knights can't ground Hawkspre-health sciences program at the college’s main campus in Welland, netted the
Knights can't ground Hawks
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 4 days ago
pre-health sciences program at the college’s main campus in Welland, netted the Knights’ only goal in a 1-1 tie with the University of Toronto-Mississauga (UTM) Eagles in women’s soccer. Andrew Currie, a third-year fitness and health promotion... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Knights can't ground Hawkspre-health sciences program at the college’s main campus in Welland, netted the
Knights can't ground Hawks
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 4 days ago
pre-health sciences program at the college’s main campus in Welland, netted the Knights’ only goal in a 1-1 tie with the University of Toronto-Mississauga (UTM) Eagles in women’s soccer. Andrew Currie, a third-year fitness and health promotion... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Knights can't ground Hawkspre-health sciences program at the college’s main campus in Welland, netted the
Knights can't ground Hawks
Welland Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
pre-health sciences program at the college’s main campus in Welland, netted the Knights’ only goal in a 1-1 tie with the University of Toronto-Mississauga (UTM) Eagles in women’s soccer. Andrew Currie, a third-year fitness and health promotion... Read more
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The Economic Times
Profile of monetary policy committee membersEconomics from the M.S. University of Baroda and an MA in distinction, Gold Med
Profile of monetary policy committee members
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
Economics from the M.S. University of Baroda and an MA in distinction, Gold Medalist in Economics and Eco-Metrics from the University of Toronto. He was a regular visiting faculty at the European Management Institute (ESCP-EAP), Paris from 2002 to... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
IBM launches startup incubator in the heart of downtown Torontostretch back to 2012, when IBM teamed up with the government of Ontario and a c
IBM launches startup incubator in the heart of downtown Toronto
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 5 days ago
stretch back to 2012, when IBM teamed up with the government of Ontario and a consortium of universities including the University of Toronto, University of Waterloo, and Ryerson Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP), an... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
What it’s like … to have vaginal atrophythree years of menopause. Dr. Vivien Brown, assistant professor in the departm
What it’s like … to have vaginal atrophy
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
three years of menopause. Dr. Vivien Brown, assistant professor in the department of family and community medicine at the University of Toronto and president of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada, sat down with us to explain the ins and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
As China’s universities rise in rankings, Canadian schools take a tumbleof global competition, each falling two to four places in the world’s most clos
As China’s universities rise in rankings, Canadian schools take a tumble
The Globe and Mail / Posted 5 days ago
of global competition, each falling two to four places in the world’s most closely watched university ratings table. The University of Toronto landed at No. 22 (from No. 19), the University of British Columbia is at No. 36 (34), and McGill... Read more
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Northumberland Today
New Marie Dressler Museum to open Saturdayit happen with generous funding, including the Canada 150 Infrastructure Progra
New Marie Dressler Museum to open Saturday
Northumberland Today / Posted 5 days ago
it happen with generous funding, including the Canada 150 Infrastructure Program, Ontario Trillium Fund, Town of Cobourg, University of Toronto, along with major donations from Cameco Corp., and Rotary Club of Cobourg, as well as donations and... Read more
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International Business Times
Aerovelo Eta: Bullet-shaped bike sets new human-powered speed world recordhelicopter that it decided to sponsor the Eta, and the project has also receive
Aerovelo Eta: Bullet-shaped bike sets new human-powered speed world record
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
helicopter that it decided to sponsor the Eta, and the project has also received funding and support from GMC, the University of Toronto, Paterson Composites and Visual Unity. "It's an unbelievable feeling to be riding in something that... Read more
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Mississauga News
Mayor Linda Jeffrey wants money set aside in 2017 for Brampton's university bid$11,000 contingency fund. Since undertaking this work, the city has attracted
Mayor Linda Jeffrey wants money set aside in 2017 for Brampton's university bid
Mississauga News / Posted 5 days ago
$11,000 contingency fund. Since undertaking this work, the city has attracted interest from a handful of schools including University of Toronto Mississauga and Guelph-Humber. The mayor made a strong case that the city dedicates more funds toward... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
Toronto startup’s hyperloop technology makes a splash at Berlin trade showfirm, is helping design the hyperloop’s interiors. TransPod is also collaborati
Toronto startup’s hyperloop technology makes a splash at Berlin trade show
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 5 days ago
firm, is helping design the hyperloop’s interiors. TransPod is also collaborating with academic partners including the University of Toronto to make sure its designs are feasible, multiple industrial partners to ensure it can bring its ideas to... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Give us a chance': Life on hold for refugees with professional documents stuck in SyriaWalker/Ryerson University) "Frankly, there is unconscious bias [in hiring]," s
'Give us a chance': Life on hold for refugees with professional documents stuck in Syria
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
Walker/Ryerson University) "Frankly, there is unconscious bias [in hiring]," she said. "It has been well documented by the University of Toronto that you can have all the qualifications in the world, but if your name evokes a different culture, a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Science reveals male widow spider's dastardly deedsmeans that many males actually have the chance to mate more than once," study c
Science reveals male widow spider's dastardly deeds
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
means that many males actually have the chance to mate more than once," study co-author Maydianne Andrade of the University of Toronto Scarborough told AFP—boosting their chances of reproductive success. Andrade and a team were... Read more
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CBC.ca
Canadian company helped Bahrain block opposition, anti-Islam websites, says reportparty websites, various news websites and content critical of Islam, according
Canadian company helped Bahrain block opposition, anti-Islam websites, says report
CBC.ca / Posted 5 days ago
party websites, various news websites and content critical of Islam, according to a new report by the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs. Ottawa man tortured in Bahrain wants investigation The report,... Read more
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iafrica.com
Male widow spiders find way to survivemeans that many males actually have the chance to mate more than once," study c
Male widow spiders find way to survive
iafrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
means that many males actually have the chance to mate more than once," study co-author Maydianne Andrade of the University of Toronto Scarborough told AFP - boosting their chances of reproductive success. Andrade and a team were... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Despite crisis, drugmakers work nationwide to fight opioid limitscan create an awful lot of harm with seven days of opioid therapy,” said Dr. Da
Despite crisis, drugmakers work nationwide to fight opioid limits
The Arizona Republic / Posted 5 days ago
can create an awful lot of harm with seven days of opioid therapy,” said Dr. David Juurlink, a toxicology expert at the University of Toronto. “You can send people down the pathway to addiction when they never would have been sent there... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Male red-backs have one weird trick to avoid being eaten during matingto mate more than once," boosting their chances of reproductive success, said s
Male red-backs have one weird trick to avoid being eaten during mating
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
to mate more than once," boosting their chances of reproductive success, said study co-author Maydianne Andrade of the University of Toronto Scarborough. Dr Andrade and a team were conducting unrelated research on two species in the... Read more
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