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Sugar substitutes may cut calories, but don’t offer health benefits for individuals with obesity: York U study

TORONTO, May 24, 2016 — Artificial sweeteners help individuals with obesity to cut calories and lose weight but may have negative health effects, according to researchers at York University’s Faculty of Health. “Our study shows that individuals with obesity who consume artificial sweeteners, particularly aspartame, may have worse glucose management than those who don’t take […]

Groundbreaking York U research advanced by more than $9 million from province

Funding to advance space science, particle physics, big data, disaster management research TORONTO, June 11, 2015 – Groundbreaking research at York University will benefit from a funding commitment of more than $9 million by the Ministry of Research and Innovation to support work by nine researchers at the institution. York’s internationally recognized research strength in […]

York U molecular communication researchers send world's first text message using vodka

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2013 – After successfully text messaging "O Canada" using evaporated vodka, two York University researchers and their UK-based counterpart say their simple system can be used where conventional wireless technology fails. “Chemical signals can offer a more efficient way of transmitting data inside tunnels, pipelines or deep underground structures. For example, the recent massive […]

York U, UofT hosted international urban studies conference will showcase innovative research from Berlin, New York and Toronto

TORONTO, May 28, 2013 – A four-day conference on the rise and development of modern metropolises is being jointly hosted by York University and the University of Toronto, with the attendance of international scholars and senior researchers from Berlin, New York and Toronto, May 30-June 2. Oak Ridges Moraine Battles, a book analyzing resistance to […]