A stem cell solution to diabetes in 10 years
The discovery of new sources of stem cells may herald the end of insulin injections.
Dec 18, 2012 - by Tim Kieffer, Head, Diabetes Research Group
Neuroscience and the eradication of brain injuries
In the world of brain injury, a trifecta of technologies is driving the translation of research into real hope for patients, soldiers and athletes of all ages.
Dec 18, 2012 - by Jane Roskams, Professor, UBC's Brain Research Centre and Life Sciences Institute
The ethical robot
From playrooms to bedrooms to battlefields, robots are part of modern life. And they are about to create some novel dilemmas for humans.
Dec 18, 2012 - by AJung Moon, PhD student, CARIS Lab
Medical maggots: back to the future with limb-saving larvae
Larvae can clean dead tissue from wounds, and may be a more effective treatment than drugs.
Dec 18, 2012 - by Chris Harvey-Clark, Director, Animal Care Services