Latest University of Alberta Stories
A University of Alberta researcher and Canada Excellence Research Chair in Virology has made the discovery of a vaccine that will potentially help combat hepatitis C. Michael Houghton, who led the team that discovered the hepatitis C virus in 1989, announced his findings at the Canada Excellence Research Chairs Summit in Vancouver this afternoon.
Talk about gender confusion!
Wheelchair basketball: It's a fast, skillful game, dazzling to watch, grueling to play.
An international team of astronomers has identified the moment when a black hole in our galaxy launched super-fast knots of gas into space.
At the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games, when Canadians roared with delight at a medal haul that placed the country at an "all-time, all-nation Winter Olympics record of 14 gold medals," athletes did more than win gold–they fired up exuberant displays of national pride and unity across the country.
Acupuncture can be a generally safe treatment for children when performed by trained professionals, according to a new Canadian study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
A new study says that a species of dinosaur may have acted like a Las Vegas showgirl or a strutting male peacock in order to attract males.
If you believe that good things always come in small packages, University of Alberta researcher Jennifer Argo's new study may change your mind -- especially this close to Halloween.
A massive tail muscle made a 23-foot-long carnivorous dinosaur one of the fastest-running (and deadliest) hunters of its era, a University of Alberta researcher has discovered.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).