University of Toronto

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Funding Raised$17,146

Successful Projects4

Lab Notes Published29

LocationToronto, Ontario

Performance-enhancing substances: How do male black widows use chemical cues to gain a competitive advantage?

For a male black widow spider, life is a series of deadly challenges. He must first make a dangerous journey...

Fighting invasive weeds with biochar in the tropical paradise island Mauritius

The tropical forests of Mauritius, once home to the famous Dodo, currently face another threat of multiple extinctions...

Eating tough stuff with floppy jaws - how do freshwater rays eat crabs, insects, and mollusks?

I'm interested in how stingrays, with jaws made of cartilage, consume tough or stiff prey like insects, crabs...

Combating climate change with biochar in beautiful Bangladesh

“Biochar”, or charcoal used as a soil amendment, has been recently heralded in its ability to improve poor soil...

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