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Helping Canadian farmers grow the best potatoes
April 10, 2014
By Malorie Bertrand From browning, sprouting and spotting, even the rugged potato — of which Canada produces more than $1 billion worth each year —... Read more
Research partnership gives Canada’s largest apple producer a novel food product
March 25, 2014
By Malorie Bertrand Les Vergers Cataphard is the biggest producer and supplier of apples in Canada, providing more than 200,000 boxes a year made up... Read more
McGill breakthrough in epigenetics will help prevent costly crop damage for wheat farmers
March 24, 2014
By Malorie Bertrand When wheat germinates before it’s harvested, it ruins the crop, a problem that costs the global wheat industry as much as $1... Read more
Pharmaceutical companies use zebrafish models to advance some of the most important health issues facing Canadians
March 21, 2014
By Malorie Bertrand Toronto’s St. Michael's Hospital is home to one of the most advanced screening facilities in the world. Since 2012, The Zebrafish... Read more
A system of sensors provides athletes with immediate feedback on how their movements affect their performance
February 20, 2014
By Sabrina Daniel This is one in a series of stories on the 2014 Winter Olympic Games through the eyes of five CFI-funded researchers. For the 2014... Read more
B.C. researcher helps Olympic athletes train by subjecting them to extreme temperatures
February 13, 2014
By Sabrina Daniel This is one in a series of stories on the 2014 Winter Olympic Games through the eyes of five CFI-funded researchers. As a former... Read more