This summer, Zikun Yang, a Mitacs intern from China, is helping researchers in Canada to develop a unique app that allows family and friends living geographically apart to share experiences in real time, despite the distance.
“Sea lice are difficult to control,” says Albert Solares, a Mitacs researcher at Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Ocean Sciences Centre. “They’re tiny, spread quickly, and attach themselves to voraciously feed on salmon.”
More than 600,000 Canadians live with heart failure, and a further 50,000 new cases are diagnosed every year. But what if there was a way to test for heart failure before the disease has become advanced?