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Microplastics: The Unseen Scourge

Unraveling the plastic threat hidden in our waters, Dr. Chang’s team has revolutionized the way we isolate, identify, and combat microplastic pollution.

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Carbon-smart soils used to combat climate change

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is one of the most dominant greenhouse gasses (GHGs) that can absorb and hold heat radiated from the sun. Ever-increasing GHGs emissions have caused a significant rise in atmospheric carbon concentration in recent decades. If this trend continues, the Earth could warm by 2˚C before the end of the century, which will result in severe threats to human life and global ecosystems. Global efforts are being made to mitigate this effect by developing carbon capture and sequester (CCS) technologies.

Playing it Safe

Researchers keep online gaming safe by learning how and where to find evidence of cyber-crimes.

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Rules of Attraction

Researchers calculate the weight of neutron stars, the strongest magnets in the universe.

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On the Surface

New life-like model of cell membrane will enable a better look at cell surface proteins.

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Let Them Eat Bread

University of Guelph researchers modify starch to slow its digestion and prevent a post-meal blood sugar spike.

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Piggy Gene Bank

University of Guelph researchers investigate how to make selective pig breeding more affordable.

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Attention-Grabbing Displays

Random animations that appeal to consumers’ needs can enhance public use of interactive digital displays.

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Tiny Particles, Big Impact

Non-toxic, eco-friendly nanoparticles can improve health and personal care products.

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