Children in daycares could be breathing easier during wildfire season, thanks to a new U of A research project to help centres and parents minimize kids’ risk of exposure to unhealthy air pollution. (Photo: Getty Images)
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U of A project could help children in daycare breathe easier during wildfire season

Recommendations, dashboard tool designed to help child-care centres protect their tiny clients when air quality is poor.

U of A engineering professor and part-time firefighter Jeff Boisvert is looking at how drones and AI-powered applications could help with everything from getting a step ahead of wildfires to providing valuable information for first responders to emergencies. (Photo: Supplied)
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Drones as first responders

U of A researcher and part-time firefighter examines how AI-powered drones might help humans make better decisions in emergencies.

U of A researchers will use artificial intelligence to read brain images of suspected stroke patients, creating a blood flow map and highlighting blocked arteries to allow quicker diagnosis and treatment. (Photo: Getty Images)
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AI project aims to diagnose stroke more accurately so patients can get faster treatment

Five U of A research teams win Alberta Innovates grants for projects using AI to improve health care.

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Michael Houghton Awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

University of Alberta virologist awarded Nobel Prize

Michael Houghton wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of the hepatitis C (HCV) virus.

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U of A Nobel winner’s impact extends from personal to global

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Michael Houghton reacts to receiving Nobel Prize