Wednesday, February 17, 2016
IARC Releases Report on Health Effects of Mycotoxins
An international working group of experts, chaired by Carleton's David Miller, reviewed the health effects of aflatoxins and fumonisins. Stemming from the panel's analysis, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) today released a report stating the evidence and conclusions reached by the panel. The panel concluded that mycotoxins...
Saturday, January 2, 2016
Why some people aren’t motivated by food
While making the round of new restaurants and the movement toward 'slow cooking' might be highly rewarding to some of us, others couldn't care less about food. The Globe and Mail's, Maryam Siddiqi explores why this is the case, including an interview with CHAIM Centre researcher Alfonso Abizaid. Read more...
Friday, September 11, 2015
Maria DeRosa's research on smart fertilizers has the capacity to revolutionize food security. Carleton University's professor Maria DeRosa and adjunct professor Carlos Monreal are developing a smart fertilizer that waits to release its nutrients until crops tell it to do so. Find out more about their research in Biotechnology...