Science, Health and Technology

2019 International MERD

Students flex first aid and rescue skills in mine rescue challenge

Teams of mining engineering students from North American universities will test their mettle this week at Canada’s first student mine rescue competition, hosted at UBC’s Vancouver campus.

Blood banks have long known about high-quality donors - individuals whose red blood cells stay viable for longer in storage and in the recipient's body.

New device identifies high-quality blood donors

Blood banks have long known about high-quality donors – individuals whose red blood cells stay viable for longer in storage and in the recipient’s body.