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Evolution of marine heatwaves under global warming

Prof. Thomas Frolicher discusses marine heatwave incidents, with results suggesting that the heatwaves will become more frequent and extreme under global warming.

Why Big Pharma must disclose payments to patient groups

Why Big Pharma must disclose payments to patient groups

The Conversation published an op-ed about payments made by opioid manufacturers to patient advocacy groups and professional societies, co-written by Itai Bavli, a PhD candidate in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies.

Scientists use stem cells to grow functional blood vessels

UPI mentioned Josef Penninger, director of UBC’s Life Sciences Institute, who was senior author in a study that has successfully grown blood vessels from stem cells. Researchers hope the development […]

Vancouver begins campaign to remove clothing donation bins from private property

A Vancouver Courier article about clothing donation bins mentioned the school of engineering at UBC’s Okanagan campus. Researchers there have designed a bin that prevents injury to people climbing inside and […]

Wine experts don’t agree

Castanet published an article about recent research from UBC and Concordia which found wine experts respond differently to wines according to where they are from. Experts from Montreal detected more […]