Thursday, September 24, 2020, TORONTO – Being held by a parent with skin-to-skin contact reduces how strongly a newborn baby’s brain responds to a painful medical jab, finds a new study led by researchers at York University and UCL (University College London). The scientists report in the European Journal of Pain that there was more activity in the […]
TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2020 – Construction of York University’s Markham Centre Campus formally began today with a groundbreaking event at the site for the $275.5 million project, expected to open in fall 2023. President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton was joined by supporters of the project representing all levels of government: Hon. Ross Romano, Minister […]
Although less than one per cent of all water in the world is freshwater, it is what we drink and use for agriculture. In other words, it’s vital to human survival. York University researchers have just created a publicly available water quality database for close to 12,000 freshwater lakes globally – almost half of the world’s freshwater supply – that will help scientists monitor and manage the health of these lakes.
Retinal prosthetics, like bionic eyes, currently don’t produce sharp, accurate pictures, but researchers at Duke University and York University may have found a piece of the puzzle that could improve messages between the prosthetic and the brain, resulting in better images.
How trusting are you? Your level of trust in strangers often indicates a higher quality of life for you and for the society you live in, but what if you move from a high trust society to a low trust one? New research out of York University looked at how stable that feeling of trust in strangers is throughout one’s life.
TORONTO, Sept. 2, 2020 − Access to justice is one of the most basic rights of democratic citizenship. However, over the past decade, there has been a growing consensus that in many parts of Canada’s justice system, unmet legal needs are at a crisis point. According to new research: Canadians spend just under $8 billion […]
Depression and social disconnection also found to be related to drinking to cope York University psychology researchers surveyed Canadians early in the pandemic and found that those who had at least one child under the age of 18 at home, or who experienced greater depression or a lack of social connectedness, were more likely to […]