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2011-09-28 14:36:11

University of Alberta researchers have identified a key regulator that controls the speed of development in the fruit fly.

2011-09-27 17:36:11

University of Alberta chemistry researchers have discovered an active catalyst that has the potential to improve the efficiency and environmental impact of manufacturing processes used to make products such as agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals.

2011-09-27 09:49:50

University of Alberta Chemistry Professor Steve Bergens and his graduate student Jeremy Johns have discovered a catalyst that has the potential to revolutionize the chemical industry by reducing its environmental footprint, improving efficiency and minimizing risks.

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2011-09-15 13:30:27

Researchers have discovered Cretaceous-era feathers trapped in tree resin in western Canada--fossils which may tell "the most complete story of feather evolution ever seen."

Trans Fats From Ruminant Animals May Be Beneficial
2011-09-08 04:51:33

A Canadian review, published in the latest edition of Advances In Nutrition suggests that trans fatty acids from ruminant animal sources, dairy, beef and lamb, may have beneficial health effects including reducing the risks of cardiovascular disease and cancer.

2011-08-29 11:17:12

A new University of Alberta study says when it comes to goal setting, your unconscious mind can be a great motivator.

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2011-08-16 05:20:00

Is being obese necessarily unhealthy? Not according to researchers who recently found in their studies that some obese people are fit while others, with underlying health issues, such as high blood pressure, need help with their weight.

2011-07-23 00:00:41

Calgary cardiac rehabilitation, Heart Fit Clinic, has released its new cardiac rehabilitation exercise DVD program which can reduce wait times worldwide to ensure people after a cardiovascular event are exercising safely and effectively.

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2011-07-07 09:27:35

One of nature's most perfect foods may be even better for us than previously thought.

2011-07-07 00:25:43

Spring is hailed as the season of rebirth, but if it comes too early, it can threaten the plants it is meant to welcome.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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