Q&A on summer food safety with Siyun Wang
Keep your hot foods hot and your cold foods cold, says Siyun Wang, an assistant professor of food safety engineering.
Jul 31, 2013
Strength in numbers when resisting forbidden fruit
A new University of British Columbia study helps to explain how people become obsessed with forbidden pleasures.
Jun 5, 2013
When food porn holds no allure: the science behind satiety
New research from the University of British Columbia is shedding light on why enticing pictures of food affect us less when we’re full.
Jan 28, 2013
Taking the Earth’s pulse: UBC scientists unveil a new economic and environmental index
A growing world population, mixed with the threat of climate change and mounting financial problems, has prompted University of British Columbia researchers to measure the overall ‘health’ of 150 countries around the world.
Feb 20, 2012
The deliciousness investigators
Their homework: chocolates filled with honey caramel peanuts and galangal pecan praline. Learning doesn’t get more delicious than this.
Sep 1, 2011 - by By Lorraine Chan
Save the seeds, save ourselves
Native cultures and their plant seeds could be keys to addressing crises of food, medicine and energy, coping with climate change, and easing unprecedented rates of species extinction, according to Tirso Gonzales, an assistant professor of Indigenous Studies at UBC Okanagan.
Nov 5, 2009 - by By Bud Mortenson