News & Features
Wednesday, February 17 - 2021
Hummingbirds need an incredible amount of energy to flap their wings 50 times per second to maintain hovering flight. Their metabolism is so supercharged, that if they were human-sized, they would…
Thursday, February 11 - 2021
Professor Ruby Sullan from the department of physical & environmental science at U of T Scarborough has been named as one of this year's Cottrell Scholars.
‘It needs to change’: Study highlights the significant health-care barriers women with disabilities face during pregnancy
Monday, February 8 - 2021
A new U of T Scarborough study finds that women with disabilities are nearly twice as likely to experience life-threatening pregnancy complications or maternal death compared to their peers.
Wednesday, January 13 - 2021
As U.S. President Donald Trump’s term draws to a close, many are wondering what the future holds for him and for the Republican Party in the wake of last week’s violent pro-Trump riots at the Capitol…
Tuesday, January 12 - 2021
How this tiny animal is helping scientists investigate disorders of the human brain They’re only an inch long, but the humble zebrafish – a freshwater fish native to south Asia – is allowing…
U of T Scarborough expert calls Capitol Hill violence an ‘extremely disturbing challenge to American democracy’
Wednesday, January 6 - 2021
Hundreds of supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, halting a joint session of Congress in which votes cast by the Electoral College…
Friday, December 11 - 2020
A new study by a U of T researcher has found disparities in bone health associated with sexual orientation, with gay men in particular being at a greater risk. “We found that gay men, and to a…
U of T Scarborough researchers play key role in identifying toxic chemical likely killing wild salmon
Monday, December 7 - 2020
Researchers at U of T Scarborough have played an important role in discovering a chemical by-product in tires that may be responsible for killing wild salmon.
Friday, November 6 - 2020
While the outcome of the U.S. presidential election remains unclear, the results so far suggest a shift in the political geography of the United States and raise questions about the future direction…
‘An environmental injustice’: Study finds exposure to certain organic pollutants on the rise in pregnant Inuit women
Monday, November 2 - 2020
Pregnant women living in Nunavik are increasingly being exposed to potentially harmful chemical compounds that are commonly found in consumer products.
Thursday, October 29 - 2020
A new U of T Scarborough study has found that people can use certain skills they develop at work to enrich their lives at home as well.
Friday, October 9 - 2020
There is no shortage of anxiety during this global pandemic, but a new U of T study finds there is a surprising but simple coping mechanism that might just help you feel a little better. “It’s clear…