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In the age of Kickstarter, tech-savvy scientists explore new ways to engage the public in their research.
Understanding how our immune system responds to multiple infections may lead to more effective, coordinated immunotherapy.
3-D X-ray technology could pave the way for new a generation of defect-free, lightweight cars and planes
Inexpensive, pain-free micro needles are about to change how we receive injections, and hold promise for many other uses.
Daniel Papania is trying to prove that making social media networks tell you who has been viewing your profile is good for users and the bottom line.
Computer simulations may change how artificial organs and drugs are tested before they can be used on patients.
UBC researchers have developed a mobile Phone Oximeter that could save lives of those who live beyond the reach of regular doctor care.
Genomics is behind an innovative new method for breeding trees that can adapt to our changing world.
UBC researchers are studying how pregnant women who have been vaccinated can pass on antibodies to their baby.
A simple new probiotic intervention may help babies fight off the harmful effects of malnutrition and preserve millions of lives.
A note on the Next Big Thing from guest editors David Ng and Paul Cubbon.
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