McMaster biochemist Lori Burrows and six other global experts in microbiology and biochemistry answer the question of whether we are headed towards a future with no antimicrobial agents
“Evidence, such as weapons and victim’s bodies, are often found in aquatic environments including rivers and lakes. However, if items have been submerged in water for more than seven days then many forensic examiners believe that any valuable trace evidence will be gone and won’t seek it out.”
At a time when our healthcare system still remains under great strain and we are facing a shortage of family and primary care physicians, interprofessional collaboration in healthcare is critical to boosting health outcomes, well-being and quality of life.
“Bad” cholesterol isn’t the only culprit linked with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a trio of recent University of Alberta studies showing that a different kind of cholesterol is also a strong risk factor for people worldwide.
Reforested areas in the tropics are becoming increasingly important for the climate and biodiversity. How well biodiversity develops on such areas can be monitored very well with an automated analysis of animal sounds.
New technology acquired by SFU’s ImageTech Lab—a core facility based at Surrey Memorial Hospital—is promising to help advance brain research and improve our knowledge of brain disease and injury.
Ever since it was ushered into widespread use during the pandemic, virtual healthcare has become a much more common tool — including for virtual urgent care.
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed an experimental vaccine that could prevent the spread of metastatic cancers to the lungs. The key ingredients of the vaccine are nanoparticles -fashioned from bacterial viruses- that have been engineered to target a protein known to play a central role in cancer growth and spread.
New study experimentally shows that unconscious "crossmodal" associations with our sense of smell can affect our perception of colors
Even a mild chronic sleep deficit may heighten the risk of developing heart disease later in life.