The breadth of research topics covered at the University of Guelph is vast and diverse. Our "10 things to know..." series offer top facts about specific research topics and centres. Each issue is written and produced by participants in the Students Promoting Awareness of Research Knowledge (SPARK) program.
10 Things to Know...
Hexanal, a natural compound found in all fruits, helps prevent spoilage. An international research team based at the University of Guelph has developed advanced technology using hexanal to help improve the environment, economy and society.
Scientists envision a world where technology can be used to quickly identify any species, through DNA barcoding. This technology, developed at the University of Guelph, is based on a rapid, efficient and digital network, bringing together the broad science community to help preserve and examine entire biotic systems. Here are 10 things to know about DNA barcoding.