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Back to the Future: Countering the Rise of Today’s “Superbugs”

May 8, 2017 — 
Antibiotic resistant bacteria exist right here in Manitoba. Dr. Ayush Kumar warns bacteria-contaminated drinking water on First Nations reserves is a ticking time-bomb.

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Canadian Business: Meet Canada’s next generation of software stars

May 3, 2017 — 
U of M alum Matthew Brzezinski, 24, Software Developer, ThinkBox Software Inc

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CBC: From space mice to artificial intelligence: UM scientist, entrepreneur is breaking new ground

May 1, 2017 — 
Baran has completed a doctorate at the University of Manitoba, focusing on breast cancer research that uses safe and inexpensive microwave imaging.

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Q&A with Rachel Nickel, U of M’s 3MT champion heading to regionals

April 26, 2017 — 
Rachel Nickel won the Archie McNicol Prize for First Place at U of M’s 2017 3MT competition (and also received the People's Choice Award) and is heading to Saskatoon to compete in the regionals on April 28

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Pseudomonas aeruginosa

New weapon in fight against antibiotic resistance discovered

April 20, 2017 — 
'We have not only defined a new and effective target, we have designed a drug to attack it'

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Peeling the Mitochondrial “Onion”, One Layer At A Time

April 19, 2017 — 
Dr. Jason Treberg, Canada Research Chair, investigates how changes in the environment influence the metabolism of a given organism.

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Mark Belmonte mentored Vanessa Hoi as part of Experience Research, the undergraduate research award offered by the office of the vice-president (research and international). // Photo by Kaitlin Vitt

Marching for Science to effect positive change

April 18, 2017 — 
Biologist Mark Belmonte hopes the March for Science on April 22 will bring attention to the importance of science, data and empirical evidence when it comes to policy making at all levels of government

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Canada Goose

Why you should duck from that goose

April 17, 2017 — 
The nesting of geese on campus is only the first part of the problem.

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The University of Manitoba bursts open for Science Rendezvous

April 5, 2017 — 
Join us on campus on Saturday, May 13, 2017 for a free day of fun and discovery.

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Scientific American: Growth Spurts May Determine a Lamprey’s Sex

March 30, 2017 — 
Understanding sex determination in lampreys will help us understand the evolution of sex determination in vertebrates.”

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