Research Leaders Funded

June 5th, 2013 · No Comments · News Release, Research

The Government of Canada announced today it has awarded $2,008,479 to nine University of Manitoba research projects from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF). The projects range from finding strategies to support to family caregivers to studying the effects of Type 2 diabetes on the cardiovascular system to advancing knowledge about […]

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News Release: New Life for Ancient Mammoth Blood

May 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Biology, Chemistry, Environment and Geography, History, News Release, Research, Science, Zoology

An international team of researchers has ‘resurrected’ authentic woolly mammoth hemoglobin-the blood protein responsible for delivering oxygen from the lungs to the tissues. The research has discovered special evolutionary adaptations that allowed the iconic Ice Age creatures to cool down their extremities in harsh Arctic conditions and minimise costly heat loss.
“We’ve managed to analyse living […]

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