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Stopping the spread: McMaster researchers create rapid test for deadly infections in livestock, starting with pigs

Two pigs standing.

The prototype of a new form of rapid test to detect infections in farm animals, created by biochemist Yingfu Li and engineer Leyla Soleymani and their colleagues, has been proven effective in detecting a devastating diarrheal infection in pigs first identified in Canada in 2014. […]

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In the Media: Entrepreneurial spirit shines brightly for young CEO helping people with limited mobility in their hands

Lianna Genovese poses with her invention, Guided Hands.

At 22, with her degree the Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences program in hand, Lianna Genovese already holds two patents in the United States and Canada, as well as four trademarks. […]

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