Plant Diversity Crucial for Ecosystems: Study

Those horizon-spanning cookie-cutter fields of corn, soybeans and wheat produce needed food crops, but they don’t do much for Earth’s biodiversity. A new global study co-authored by a University of Guelph ecologist suggests how farmers can feed the world and sustain their livelihoods while helping to preserve valuable grasslands whose acreage is increasingly being eaten …

U of G Coding Whiz Improves Access to Music for People With Dementia 

Listening to familiar music offers therapeutic benefits for people with dementia, but operating devices that play music can be challenging for them. Enter University of Guelph student and computer programming whiz Frazer Seymour. The 21-year-old helped create a device that makes accessing songs more manageable for people with memory loss. “Independent access to music for …