Toddlers teaching researchers about how germs spread

Monica Cojocaru

Early learning centres are where kids often go to learn and play, but they’re also where kids can pick up illness. Now, a University of Guelph team has begun a research project to try to determine the best ways to prevent these infections using mathematical modelling. “This project really began from my frustration as a

How to make peace with the trillions of microorganisms that inhabit your body

The Germ Guy and University of Guelph grad Jason Tetro says we should love germs.

Most people have a love/hate relationship with germs: they love when germs keep them healthy but hate when they make them ill. A sickly childhood didn’t stop Jason Tetro, B.Sc. ’93, from becoming a germ expert and the author of two books: The Germ Code and The Germ Files. Also known as “The Germ Guy,”