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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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Non-invasive monitoring and diagnostic framework present a breakthrough in cardiological treatment

Zahra Motamed in a lab.

A research team led by Zahra Motamed, professor with the Faculty of Engineering, has developed a non-invasive monitoring and diagnostic framework, which doctors say will help individualize and improve future treatment for patients with cardiovascular disease. […]

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