Latest University of Alberta Stories

2010-10-02 06:30:00

University of Alberta researcher Lori Friesen's classroom assistants are very attentive, love to listen to children read and can keep their composure in a classroom full of energetic Grade 2 students.

2010-09-25 02:00:28

You'd think that people choosing to live near to outdoor recreation amenities would have a lower body mass index or BMI thanks to an increase in all that healthy outdoor activity right on one's doorstep.

2010-09-22 14:05:53

What if there was a drug that could completely eliminate airborne disease transmission that occurs when someone coughs?

2010-08-04 16:08:21

Lower income families can't afford registration fees; don't qualify for minimum income levels.

2010-07-22 15:10:41

Children with celiac disease need to include certain must-have vitamins in their diets to stave off weak bones and osteoporosis, say researchers at the University of Alberta.

2010-07-22 01:12:58

University of Alberta research has discovered heart failure patients with more muscle have the potential to increase their length of life.

2010-06-25 15:14:03

A University of Alberta research team has discovered that a plant's strategy to capture nutrients in the soil is the result of integration of different types of information.

2010-06-22 14:37:17

A team of researchers from the University of Alberta and the National Institute for Nanotechnology has extended the operating life of an unsealed plastic solar cell, from mere hours to eight months.

2010-06-15 15:38:42

You wouldn't think that there would be much similarity between a hockey line and an automobile assembly line.

2010-05-28 14:07:25

A University of Alberta researcher says people generally do not act on information about the effects fossil fuel-based products are having on the environment.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.