October 24, 2014 - by Heather Amos
A new app offers a look at city life more than 3,000 years ago
October 23, 2014
New UBC dean discusses genetically modified foods, fresh versus canned, and other hot food topics.
Media Release | October 23, 2014
A new test could help physicians predict within an hour if a patient will develop severe sepsis so they can begin treatment immediately.
October 20, 2014
If a mysterious disease keeps spreading, we may no longer see sea stars along the seashore
Media Release | October 16, 2014
Global declines in carnivore populations could embolden plant eaters to increasingly dine on succulent vegetation, driving losses in plant and tree biodiversity.
October 16, 2014
A UBC doctor says crossing the line from alleviating suffering into assisted suicide could lead us into murky waters.
Media Release | October 15, 2014
UBC led research has discovered that controlling levels of the human enzyme PCSK9 could be the difference between life and death for patients with severe sepsis.
October 14, 2014 - by Jessica Werb
A UBC staff member teams up with a nursing professor to ensure parents who lose their babies get support.
Media Release | October 10, 2014
Large numbers of fish will disappear from the tropics by 2050, finds a new UBC study that examined the impact of climate change on fish stocks.
October 7, 2014
Beekeepers have launched a lawsuit against the makers of neonicotinoid pesticides. Are their concerns justified?
October 2, 2014
UBC prof says we aren’t meeting our goals of protecting biodiversity.
Media Release | October 2, 2014
Motorcycle-related hospitalizations and associated health care costs have increased sharply for older men, according to a new UBC study.
October 1, 2014
A UBC researcher is looking at how apps and other devices can keep you moving.
October 1, 2014 - by Jessica Werb
Psychology instructor’s stop-motion animations bring blackboard to life.
September 29, 2014
Prominent B.C. philanthropist to make a multimillion-dollar funding announcement as a tribute to a former B.C. politician now suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.
Media Release | September 29, 2014
People who prefer to walk and who live in neighbourhoods that promote walking report healthier lifestyles and better health outcomes than those who want to walk but who live in more car-friendly neighbourhoods.
September 25, 2014
A UBC expert makes the case for eating insects.
September 24, 2014
The BC Big Tree Registry, a database of the biggest trees in the province, has found a new home in the UBC Faculty of Forestry.
September 24, 2014
The BC Big Tree Registry, which aims to chronicle B.C.’s most majestic forest giants, has found a new home in the Faculty of Forestry.
September 23, 2014 - by Hilary Thomson with files from Brian Kladko and Warren Brock
New technologies are helping future doctors take their education into their own hands.