Helping the garden grow

“Growing up, none of my peers went to university, most went right to work, into trades, or to college,” says Kempthorne. “To go to university was very intimidating, a big commitment, and a lot of money. I wasn’t ready to make the jump at the time.”This week, Kempthorne is graduating with a Bachelor of Science from McMaster’s Honour Biochemistry program, the first in her family to receive a university degree.

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Supplement may prevent, reverse damage to aging brain, research suggests

A dietary supplement containing a blend of thirty vitamins and minerals—all natural ingredients widely available in health food stores—has shown remarkable anti-aging properties that can prevent and even reverse massive brain cell loss, according to new research from McMaster University.

 

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McMaster’s ‘Bug Man’ to receive President’s Lifetime Achievement Award

McMaster’s ‘Bug Man’ to receive President’s Lifetime Achievement Award

 
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Nicole Batenburg wins best poster presentation

Nicole Batenburg, a Ph.D. student in Dr. Xu-Dong Zhu’s lab, won the best poster presentation award at the 3rd Canadian Symposium on Telomeres and Genome Integrity, which took place in Calgary from May 24-27, 2016