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UBC experts on Daylight Saving Time changes and California wildfires
The British Columbia government is expected to introduce legislation Thursday to make Daylight Saving Time permanent.
Oct 31, 2019
Patients with mood, anxiety disorders share abnormalities in brain’s control circuit
New research published today in JAMA Psychiatry shows for the first time that patients with mood and anxiety disorders share the same abnormalities in regions of the brain involved in emotional and cognitive control.
Oct 30, 2019
UBC students stitch up for slow fashion
Stitch Up, organized by the UBC Sustainability Initiative, is a clothing swap, repair and alteration workshop that will provide participants with sewing machines, tools and expert tips to convert pre-owned threads into unique new garments.
Oct 29, 2019
UBC experts on ISIS
U.S. special forces have killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a development that leaves the extremist group without an obvious leader, President Donald Trump announced Sunday.
Oct 28, 2019
The frostier the flower, the more potent the cannabis
Cannabis flowers with the most mushroom-shaped hairs pack the biggest cannabinoid and fragrance punch, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.
Oct 28, 2019
B.C. government provides $2.58M to support food-processing innovation at UBC
New funding from the provincial government will allow UBC’s faculty of land and food systems to drive scientific innovation for B.C.’s food and beverage industry.
Oct 25, 2019
UBC experts on Indigenous rights, housing
The B.C. government is introducing legislation Thursday to recognize and uphold the rights of Indigenous Peoples in the province. Meanwhile, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation will release its annual Housing Market Outlook.
Oct 24, 2019
Why are bald eagles such great gliders? It’s all in the wrist
Birds come in an astounding array of shapes and colours. But it’s their physical prowess—like a bald eagle’s incredible ability to soar—that captivates human imagination.
Oct 23, 2019
Vaginal tearing: why are episiotomies down despite some benefits?
In Canada, the rate of episiotomy during childbirth has declined in recent years, but when it comes to births assisted by forceps or vacuum, this downward trend warrants a closer look, suggests new UBC research.
Oct 21, 2019
UBC experts roundtable on federal election
UBC political science experts will be available to media in-person and via teleconference to share their insights on the Canadian federal election result.
Oct 18, 2019