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Stem cells sought for cancer-stricken B.C. dog

The owners of a cancer-stricken Langley, B.C. dog are trying to find the dog’s siblings hoping to obtain compatible stem cells that could prolong his life, reports the Vancouver Sun. […]

What happens when we pass beyond the point of gender parity?

A Huffington Post article speculates that efforts to achieve gender parity could soon see women “dominating the corridors of power.” The article mentions measures to promote gender balance at institutions […]

UBC researchers make advance in 3D tissue printing

UBC Okanagan engineering professor Keekyong Kim has developed a new “ink” that can be used in 3D printing of tissues, reports Metro News. The compound is cheaper and safer than […]

B.C. NDP needs clear, credible alternative to LNG

The B.C. New Democrats need an alternative strategy after the federal NDP endorsed moving away from fossil fuels, according to UBC political scientist Max Cameron. “This is a province that […]

A Nobel Laureate’s education plea: revolutionize teaching

The big college lecture is ineffective and is long overdue for revision, Nobel Laureate Carl Wieman told NPR. Wieman is an advocate of more active learning. He facilitated changes at […]

The way towards kids’ brain health: Where is B.C.?

Canadian academics praised Ontario’s planned injection of $333 million for early services for families and children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, and questioned the lack of similar investment in B.C. […]

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