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2014-05-08 23:02:31

Client Phase I clinical trial plan utilizing Dalton manufactured cGMP sterile conjugated vaccine approved by U.S. FDA. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Dalton Pharma Services, a privately owned pharmaceutical services provider to leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, today announced that Phase I clinical trial plan utilizing cGMP sterile conjugated vaccine against Campylobacter jejuni has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The vaccine, which...

2014-04-17 16:20:39

Three year mandates for Dr. John M. Sehmer and Dr. Christopher J. Brooks OTTAWA, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointments of Dr. John Sehmer of Vancouver, B.C., and Dr. Christopher Brooks of Ottawa, Ontario, to the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada (TATC), each for a three-year term. Dr. Sehmer is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia Medical School in the Department of...

2013-12-02 23:23:45

150 female grade 10 students from across Eastern Ontario traveled to the historic campus for a hands-on introduction to three skilled trades. (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 During the week of November 18 to 22, 2013, the University of Guelph, Kemptville Campus, hosted a series of workshops designed to encourage female high school students to consider a career in the skilled trades. Each day of the week, school buses converged on the historic campus carrying grade 10 girls interested in...

2013-11-27 09:52:04

Happy, sane males have better love lives – at least for minks. A first-ever study from the University of Guelph reveals that relaxed, content male mink raised in enriched environments – cages complete with pools, toys and swings – are more successful in the mating season. The research, led by animal welfare expert Prof. Georgia Mason and her doctoral student Maria Diez-Leon, appears today in PLOS ONE, an international journal published by the Public Library of Science. The...

2013-08-28 23:28:23

Two years have gone by since the opening of the state-of-the-art education and research facility, and the awards for dairy production are piling up. Kemptville, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 When the University of Guelph Kemptville Campus’ Dairy Innovation and Education Centre opened in May 2011, faculty, staff, students, alumni and the farming community had high expectations for the state-of-the-art facility. It would provide the dairy industry with an education and...

Monarch Butterfly Migration Tracked
2013-08-07 13:18:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Monarch butterflies are known for their annual migration that spans several generations and can extend from Canada to Mexico. Tracking these majestic butterflies across thousands of miles and several generations has proven difficult for lepidopterologists, but new research published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B has done just that and revealed new details about the majestic insect's life cycle in the process. Before the...

2013-06-26 16:58:42

New research from the University of Guelph, published Tuesday in the journal Biodiversity and Conservation, says that allowing industrial extraction in a northern Ontario old-growth red pine forest – the largest remaining in the world – would significantly threaten biodiversity in Canada. The study says Wolf Lake Forest Reserve is a “scientifically irreplaceable system.” “Wolf Lake Forest deserves intensive study, monitoring and full protection from future development,” said...

Monarch Butterflies Rely On Landmarks In Order To Find Their Way
2013-04-09 12:37:42

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In an article written for redOrbit last month by Michael Harper, the overall population of the Monarch butterfly was predicted to be significantly lower than in years past. It is believed this decline is due to the combination of expanded farmlands and the steady increase in temperature in their migratory corridor. A new study, led by researchers from the University of Guelph, focused on the migratory corridor followed by these...


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Enviropig
2013-10-02 09:09:32

Enviropig is the trademark for a genetically modified line of Yorkshire pigs with the capability to digest plant phosphorus more efficiently than ordinary unmodified pigs that was developed at the University of Guelph. The benefits of the Enviropig, if commercialized, include reduced feed cost and reduced phosphorus pollution as compared to the raising of ordinary pigs. Enviropigs create the enzyme phytase in their salivary glands. When cereal grains are consumed, the phytase mixes with...

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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.