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2012-06-29 10:35:59

We've all heard that eating fish is good for our brains and memory. But what is it about DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, that makes our memory sharper? Medical researchers at the University of Alberta discovered a possible explanation and just published their findings in the peer-reviewed journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. Principal investigator Yves Sauve and his team discovered lab models fed a high-DHA diet had 30 per cent higher levels of DHA in the...

2011-06-23 11:15:00

Advanced energy research facility in Edmonton, Alberta, will lead to more sustainable products MONTREAL, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc., a leading waste-to-biofuels and chemicals company, participated today in the opening of the Advanced Energy Research Facility located in Edmonton, Alberta. Enerkem provides the core technology for this world-class research center, which is the result of a partnership with the Government of Alberta and the City of Edmonton. Funding for...

2011-03-21 12:56:59

Patients with kidney cancer who had their entire organ removed were more likely to have more renal complications and poorer health after surgery, compared to those who had only part of their kidney removed, a study has shown. Ronald Moore, a professor in the Department of Surgery, a senior scholar funded by Alberta Innovates "“ Health Solutions, holder of the Mr. Lube Chair in Uro-Oncology and a practising surgeon, studied 1,151 kidney cancer cases in Alberta, with his colleagues Scott...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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