Tag Archives: Canada

Artificial Intelligence Can Reveal Your Body’s ‘Real’ Age

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE New artificial intelligence can determine your biological age with great precision. It can reveal whether lifestyle changes and medicinal products can increase your chances of living a long and healthy life. This is the result of new international research conducted in cooperation with the Center for Healthy Aging at the University of Copenhagen. New artificial intelligence… Read More »

Centre of Excellence in Genomic Medicine Research Journal (npj Genomic Medicine) has been successfully indexed in PubMed, Thomson Reuters Global Science (WOS) and the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) Databases

Adhering to the mission of the Center of Excellence in Genomics Medicine Research (CEGMR) at King Abdulaziz University (KAU), which always aims at keeping pace with the astonishing progress in the world of human therapeutic medicine, CEGMR is striving at finding human pathogens and their treatment, especially those related to the genetic pathogenesis of human diseases. As an… Read More »

Study looks to extinguish persistent firefighter pain

A recently released Western co-authored study is providing an eye-opening look into how physical pain and discomfort have become a way of life for many firefighters across the country. According to the study, the longer a firefighter’s career the greater the chances of suffering from persistent neck, back and limb pain. Further, 70 per cent of all active… Read More »

Volcanic simulation teaches Earth Sciences students crisis management skills

By Diane Mar-Nicolle Imagine a scenario where a volcano is about to erupt and you are responsible for deciding what to do next. Who should be alerted and who needs to be evacuated? Where and when might lava start flowing? How dangerous will the gas and ash emissions be? This is what Earth Sciences 421 students experienced during… Read More »

New laser scanners shed light on eye disease before vision loss occurs

By Diane Luckow SFU engineering scientist Marinko Sarunic has developed new retinal imaging scanners that could revolutionize eye care, helping ophthalmologists diagnose eye diseases before vision loss occurs. The retina is the light-sensitive tissue at the rear of the eye. Its 100 million photoreceptors convert light into the images that our brain ‘sees.’ Sarunic’s high-resolution laser scanner is… Read More »

International public health mathematician to join SFU as Canada 150 Research Chair

Contact: Marianne Meadahl, University Communications, 778.782.9017; Marianne_Meadahl@sfu.ca Photo: http://at.sfu.ca/dHEvCJ Mathematician Caroline Colijn, from London’s Imperial College, will join Simon Fraser University as a prestigious Canada 150 Research Chair in 2018. She will hold the chair in Mathematics for Infection, Evolution and Public Health. Colijn is one of four chairs introduced in Ottawa today as part of the Canada 150… Read More »