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Western Producer: Deep learning methods guide computers to insect identification

June 11, 2018 — 
U of M scientists have developed a program where computers can identify insects within grain bins

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Megan Bourns

Feeding change: Ensuring our food has something to eat

May 24, 2018 — 
Megan Bourns works with her advisor Don Flaten to ensure our food system doesn’t collapse

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The Gibbis Bee

Finally, a bee for Friendly Manitoba

May 18, 2018 — 
Manitoba, you have a new, smiley face bee

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A teaspoon of beef helps the medicine go down

May 17, 2018 — 
New research by University of Manitoba professors has found that a particular beef protein may help people swallow bitter medicine.

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Hydro power line surrounded by green vegetation

Op-ed: Opposing ideas can and should co-exist in our energy policy

April 27, 2018 — 
Let’s imagine a smarter Manitoba, where increased domestic usage of clean electricity firmly places Manitoba Hydro and the province on a sustainable path

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Students Ryan Churchill and Lisa Huang with Dr. David Barnard, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manitoba.

Brushing up on generosity

April 26, 2018 — 
School of Dental Hygiene voted overwhelmingly in support of Smiles for Miles, largely because of the personal experiences they’ve had through the program, which sponsors dental care for newcomers

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Manitoba Co-Operator: Getting schooled in agriculture

April 25, 2018 — 
With more students coming from non-farm backgrounds the University of Manitoba is pumping up its ‘experiential learning’ efforts

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Landfill. Photo: Alan Levin, Flickr

Op-ed: Brady Road landfill biogas could replace natural gas at University of Manitoba campus

April 23, 2018 — 
There is a pipeline that economists, environmentalists and all levels of government can support: One that takes biogas from a landfill to a power plant where it can be used for fuel

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Feed: Eat well pigs

April 3, 2018 — 
Finally, the digestibility and energy value of flaxseed meal is determined

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CBC Op-ed: Nothing holding back electric buses except lack of will, fear of change

April 1, 2018 — 
Professor Nazim Cicek argues

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