Beaty Biodiversity Research Centre
What’s so unique about the tropics? UBC researcher says: “Less than we thought”
The temperate forests of Canada or Northern Europe may have much more in common with the tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia or South America than commonly believed, according to a research group led by a University of British Columbia ecologist.
Sep 22, 2011
Genomic ‘haircut’ makes world’s tiniest genome even smaller: UBC research
The world’s tiniest nuclear genome appears to have “snipped off the ends” of its chromosomes and evolved into a lean, mean, genome machine that infects human cells, according to research published today by University of British Columbia scientists.
Sep 20, 2010