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2014-11-20 08:39:52

IBM and researchers collaborate to accelerate analysis and prediction of climate changes from months to minutes TORONTO and EDMONTON, Nov.

Ziapelta sanjuanensis
2014-09-25 07:27:25

What do New Mexico and Alberta, Canada, have in common? Perhaps not much today, but millions of years ago they were both inhabited by closely related species of ankylosaurid dinosaurs.

Focusing On Context Helps Alleviate Bad Memories
2014-04-21 10:41:31

A new study has revealed that focusing on the context surrounding the negative event, such as the weather or who was there at the time, can help to alleviate the stress of bad memories.

2014-03-18 16:24:56

Launch of new Alberta Diabetes Institute: Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Research Fund Call for Proposals EDMONTON, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Alberta Diabetes Institute at

Climate Change Affecting Prairie Hawks
2014-01-21 10:20:22

Researchers are studying how climate change is impacting endangered prairie hawks.

Rain Is Proving Deadly For Young Peregrine Falcons In Canada's Arctic
2013-12-03 16:36:09

A University of Alberta study recently published in Oecologia has found that an increase in the frequency of heavy rain brought on by warmer summer temperatures is posing a threat not seen in this species since before pesticides such as DDT were banned from use in Canada in 1970.

2013-12-03 11:13:26

Researchers from the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services have created a computer algorithm that successfully predicts whether estrogen is sending signals to cancer cells to grow into tumors in the breast.

Bait Research Focused On Outsmarting Destructive Mountain Pine Beetle
2013-11-15 13:41:44

University of Alberta researchers are closing in on finding an effective bait to get ahead of the destructive spread of mountain pine beetle, which is now killing not only lodgepole pine forests, but jack pine.

Eavesdropping On Impact Of Fracking
2013-07-24 11:28:05

UAlberta geophysicist helped develop technique to monitor effects of “miniature earthquakes” generated by hydraulic fracturing.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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