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Algae shown to improve gastrointestinal health

A widespread, fast-growing plant called Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is famous in scientific laboratories due to its position as the world's most exhaustively studied algae. For decades, the green, single-celled organism, which primarily grows…

AI to help monitor behavior

Could artificial intelligence improve educational and clinical decisions made by your child's teacher, or your mental-health professional or even your medical doctor? Yes, indeed, says a study by an UdeM psychoeducator and behaviour analyst…

Recreational fishers catching more sharks and rays

Recreational fishers are increasingly targeting sharks and rays, a situation that is causing concern among researchers. A new study by an international team of scientists reveals that recreational catches of these fishes have gradually…

The sexes have equal spatial cognition skills

Men are not better than women at spatial cognition -- such as map reading -- is the principal finding from ground-breaking work by researchers at Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software, hosted at University of…