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Snakehead Identified By CSI-type Study
2013-11-26 07:41:39

Several Canadian biologists, including two at Simon Fraser University, are breathing a collective sigh of relief after learning that a monstrous fish found in a Burnaby, B.C. pond is not a northern snakehead.

2013-07-12 12:48:32

Simon Fraser University biologists have discovered a new, extinct family of insects that will help scientists better understand how some animals responded to global climate change and the evolution of communities.

2013-05-23 11:33:55

Researchers working to improve durability in fuel cell powered buses, including a team from Simon Fraser University, have discovered links between electrode degradation processes and bus membrane durability.

2013-04-08 12:02:09

Twenty researchers — more than half of them Simon Fraser University graduates and/or faculty — could become eastern Canada’s knights in shining white lab coats.

Distant Relatives Of Gardeners’ Friend Discovered
2013-03-07 15:11:36

In a new article published in the Journal of Paleontology, two paleontologists describe the most diverse group of fossilized green lacewing insects known.

2013-03-01 11:56:04

A study by a Simon Fraser University researcher shows British Columbia has much higher traffic death rates than most northern European countries.

Symbiosis Between Fungi And Flies
2013-02-06 19:03:45

By studying tiny flies, biologist Jeffrey Joy was able to gain insight into a symbiotic relationship the flies have with a fungus.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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