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2011-06-30 19:07:08

University of Alberta researchers have produced a map of Edmonton predicting the most likely locations where vehicles will collide with deer.

2011-06-23 22:51:31

In the high stakes world of elite level athletics, coaches are king – but that lofty perch can prove a sword of Damocles.

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2011-06-22 13:45:00

According to new research, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, which has traditionally been seen as a lone wolf kind of dinosaur, hunted in packs.

2011-06-21 00:00:28

Calgary Cardiac Rehabilitation, Heart Fit Clinic, has reduced wait times to ensure people recovering from a cardiovascular event are exercising safely and effectively. The heart requires work after a heart attack, shows a new study by researchers at the University of Alberta.

2011-06-09 00:00:30

Harrell & Associates Ltd. launches an internet survey to study how “food addiction” and other addictions are connected. The survey is open to women and men aged 18 years and older anywhere in the world. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 Dr. W.

2011-06-02 22:53:53

Psychology researchers at the University of Alberta have found an interesting wrinkle in the decision- making process people use when gambling: People confronted with risky choices respond differently when they rely on past experiences, rather than when they just focus on the odds of winning or losing.

2011-05-16 15:37:31

A University of Alberta-led research team has discovered that billions of years before life evolved in the oceans, thin layers of microbial matter in shallow water produced enough oxygen to support tiny, mobile life forms.

2011-05-06 00:10:57

The obesity problem plaguing Canadians is a story heard frequently these days.

2011-04-14 21:06:27

A new study by researchers at the University of Alberta shows that for best results in stable patients after a heart attack, early exercise as well as prolonged exercise is the key to the best outcomes.

2011-04-04 20:11:09

A University of Alberta-led research team has determined that the mountain pine beetle has invaded jack pine forests in Alberta, opening up the possibility for an infestation that could stretch across the Prairies and keep moving east towards the Atlantic.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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