A University of Guelph professor has created a new online reporting system to help scientists, veterinarians and pet owners track ticks.
Prof. Emma Allen-Vercoe aims to develop a new test for diagnosing colorectal cancer with $439,000 worth of funding from the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS). Her team in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology will study the effects of Fusobacterium nucleatum, a microbe shown to be associated with colorectal cancer. “By focusing on aspects of
When it comes to survival in the squirrel world, first out of the nest is best. “We found being born earlier than the other litters in your neighbourhood was a key factor in survival,” says post-doctoral researcher David Fisher, who worked on the study with integrative biology professor Andrew McAdam.
Unsanitary water storage containers may cause higher than average gastrointestinal illness in Canada’s North, according to new University of Guelph research.
University of Guelph researchers have pinpointed the North American birthplaces of migratory monarch butterflies that overwinter in Mexico, vital information that will help conserve the dwindling species.
For humans, a hug is nurturing and builds trust and a sense of safety. But your dog may not feel the same way. Leaning against or reaching around dogs can feel threatening to them, says Prof. Lee Niel, Col. K. L. Campbell Chair in Companion Animal Welfare at U of G’s Ontario Veterinary College. “What
One in five people who have HIV in Canada don’t know about their infection, and those who do may be reluctant to share their diagnoses because of the stigma that still exists.
The University of Guelph is taking part in a novel $1.5-million initiative backed by the federal government that aims to eliminate energy costs for waste water treatment.
To understand forest diversity, look not just to the trees but also to the fungi, says a new international study involving a University of Guelph professor.
The tuberculosis (TB) vaccine hasn’t changed much since it was first used on humans almost a century ago, yet the disease is still prevalent in Canada’s aboriginal communities and in developing countries.