Evolution drives how fast plants could migrate with climate change: UBC study
New research from the University of British Columbia suggests evolution is a driving mechanism behind plant migration, and that scientists may be underestimating how quickly species can move.
Jul 28, 2016
Cancer is not a game of roulette
The journal Science published an article last month that garnered far more attention than usually. In it, the authors made a provocative claim: two-thirds of the variation of cancer risk among different types of tissues can be attributed to random mutations, in other words, “bad luck.”
Feb 5, 2015
Analytic thinking can decrease religious belief: UBC study
A new University of British Columbia study finds that analytic thinking can decrease religious belief, even in devout believers.
Apr 26, 2012
UBC researchers provide recommendations for $100 billion in annual climate change aid
In advance of a major United Nations climate conference, University of British Columbia researchers are recommending how to manage a $100 billion annual commitment made by the international community last […]
Nov 17, 2011