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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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Award-winning Mac Eng student recognized for women in STEM leadership

Shayna Earle, wearing a hard hat, stands in front of the Bunge plant.

Shayna Earle, undergraduate student in chemical engineering and bioengineering, has been awarded the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation’s Enbridge Award to continue her incredible work supporting women in engineering. […]

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Mac Eng researchers to develop and expand the power of hearing tech on personal devices

Rong Zheng and Ian Bruce.

An interdisciplinary project led by McMaster Engineering’s Rong Zheng and Ian Bruce will receive $250,000 in federal funding to explore bringing assistive hearing technology and virtual and augmented reality auditory capabilities to personal devices. […]

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