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2012-07-13 10:54:37

A new study from the University of Alberta is challenging the notion that teaching the next generation of Sidney Crosbys how to take a bodycheck at an earlier age will help them avoid injury over the long term.

2012-06-11 18:26:49

A University of Alberta team has made an important breakthrough in the race to find a viable replacement for supply of technetium-99m, an important isotope produced by Canada's Chalk River reactor.

2012-05-17 12:33:59

We've said farewell to Friendster.

2012-05-15 21:49:54

Research from the University of Alberta provides new insight into treatment patterns for people with stage two and three rectal cancer—information that ultimately will help physicians improve care strategies for patients provincewide.

2012-03-28 00:51:36

University of Alberta researcher Christina Engels has discovered how to extract a compound from mustard seeds that can protect against food spoilage.

2012-03-22 12:41:39

The ranchland near the southwestern Alberta town of Pincher Creek is a hot zone for grizzly bear encounters according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Alberta.

2012-03-19 19:20:41

University of Alberta led research may have discovered how memories are encoded in our brains.

2012-03-15 22:57:20

Sweating in the gym, surrounded by others, pounding to the beat in group exercise class has become the norm for many women.

2012-03-12 21:27:30

Two new horned dinosaurs have been named based on fossils collected from Alberta, Canada.

2012-03-05 10:53:40

A University of Alberta research team has discovered that technology commonly used to decontaminate food industry equipment can also rid meat processing plants of lethal microbial material responsible for the human version of the ailment Mad Cow disease.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.