The fight against tooth decay gets help with a new smart material from U of T researchers

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When patients go to the dentist to fill a cavity, they’re trying to solve a problem — not create a new one. But many dental patients get some bad news: bacteria can dig under their tooth-coloured fillings and cause new cavities, called recurrent caries. These recurrent caries affect 100 million patients every year and cost … Read More

MSE student provides winning verses to update Godiva’s Hymn

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U of T Engineering is steeped in tradition, and reciting “Godiva’s Hymn” is a core  Skule™ ritual. In recent years, U of T Engineering students have penned new verses to better reflect the rich diversity of the community. The Godiva’s Hymn contest, held by U of T’s Engineering Society (EngSoc), encourages students to contribute verses that … Read More

CBC News: Doug Perovic comments on 120 water main breaks caused by extreme cold

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Deep freeze, then quick thaw could mean more potholes, water main breaks, city warns Extreme cold has already caused 120 water main breaks since Dec. 28, city says Kirthana Sasitharan, CBC News  (January 06, 2018) Toronto’s rollercoaster temperature ride this weekend, with a deep freeze giving way to milder weather by Sunday, could mean more potholes, … Read More