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York researcher identifies world’s 20,000th bee species

Thursday, September 12th, 2013.

An article published this month by York University researcher Sheila Dumesh describes 21 new kinds of bees, pushing the world’s total known bee species past ...

Regular exercise leads to better energy distribution in muscle

Monday, September 9th, 2013.

Looking to boost energy levels and stave off degeneration of aging muscle? Add workouts to your daily routine to become more energetic and perform day-to-day ...

Effects of precarious legal status on immigrants long lasting

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012.

Immigrants with precarious legal status, such as temporary foreign workers, often end up in precarious work situations that undermine their economic prospects. Moreover, according to ...

Knowledge Mobilization documents best practices for clear language research summaries

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012.

When it comes to conveying the important research to the broader community, clear language summaries are the best choice, this according to a new article published in ...

Chronic high-levels of stress hormone could lead to heart problems

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012.

Chronic high-levels of the stress hormone cortisol could inhibit the growth of blood vessels and lead to cardiovascular complications, as well as poor skeletal muscle ...

Journal takes on the economics of mothering

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012.

The spring/summer 2012 issue of the Journal of the Motherhood Initiative (JMI) – Mothers and the Economy: The Economics of Mothering – looks at everything ...

Two York psychology profs listed in top 11

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012.

York psychology professors Jane Irvine and Debra Pepler of York’s Faculty of Health have recently been named two of the most published women in the ...

Youth with autism face higher rates of bullying, says study of parents

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012.

Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) experience higher rates of bullying, which are associated with a higher incidence of mental health issues, according to a study in ...

York Prof. Barbara Godard remembered with special issue of journal

Friday, September 9th, 2011.

Professor Emerita Barbara Godard, the Avie Bennett Historica Chair in Canadian Literature at the time of her death just over a year ago, was one ...

Professor Scott Menary among international researchers to successfully trap antimatter for over 16 minutes

Monday, June 6th, 2011.

A York University professor is among an international group of scientists to successfully trap antimatter atoms for more than 16 minutes – 5,000 times longer ...