Native cultures and their plant seeds could be keys to addressing crises of food, medicine and energy, coping with climate change, and easing unprecedented rates of species extinction, according to Tirso Gonzales, an assistant professor of Indigenous Studies at UBC Okanagan.
UBC student Anushka Samarawickrama is looking forward to the 2010 spring break so she can hang out with some special friends.
They may be labeled clumsy or lazy, but children who struggle to perform simple motor tasks may actually be unable to fully use key regions of the brain, according to research by a UBC graduate student.
A team of UBC undergrads recently won a gold medal for their biosensor technology at the International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) competition held at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This is the first time a team from UBC has participated in the contest that draws more than 100 teams internationally.