This Thanksgiving, UBC food experts explore the pros and cons of organic and conventionally farmed turkeys - photo by Tristan Poyser
UBC Reports | Vol. 52 | No. 10 |
Oct. 5, 2006
Thanksgiving Peril: Researchers Talk Turkey About Your Food Choices
Anyone who has ever feasted a little too heartily at Thanksgiving knows some of the uncomfortable implications of the food choices we make.
Household Items May Pose Danger During Pregnancy
What do popcorn bags, frying pans and mattresses have in common?
Researchers Sniff Out Causes of Wine Aroma Defects
Chemistry researchers at UBC Okanagan have embarked on North America’s first large-scale examination of how contaminants such as unwanted yeasts and forest fire smoke can affect the aroma of wines.
Nursing for Dummies
A high-class dummy has moved into the School of Nursing and he’s proving to be Mr. Popularity.
“Ginas,” “Thugs” and “Gangstas”
Everyone at this inner-city Toronto high school knows them as the “Gangstas” for their taste in baggy trousers, rap music, chains and tattoos.
Retirees Risk Falling into Poverty
Economic theories frequently refer to the “rational man,” or homo economicus. But what happens when this rational man or woman gets old, retires and begins to draw a pension?
UBC United Way Looks to Grow
The UBC United Way Committee has set an aggressive target this year, seeking to improve campus-wide participation.