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Persistence paid off for a University of Alberta paleontology researcher, who after months of pondering the origins of a fossilized jaw bone, finally identified it as a new species of pterosaur, a flying reptile that lived 70 million years ago.
The playground can be a daunting place for any kid trying to join in and be one of the gang.
Questionnaire results and DNA samples volunteered by a group of University of Alberta students has broken new ground in the study of aggression.
University of Alberta researchers have unearthed a mysterious link between bones of an ancient lizard found in Africa and the biggest, baddest modern-day lizard of them all, the Komodo dragon, half a world away in Indonesia.
University of Alberta research has discovered a strong link between depression and risky sexual behaviours such as improper condom use, transactional sex and relationship violence among young people in South Africa.
Adding pharmacists to the primary care team right in doctors' offices may help patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes better manage associated risks.
Tyrannosaurus rex was far from a plodding Cretaceous era scavenger whose long tail only served to counterbalance the up-front weight of its freakishly big head.
A University of Alberta geomicrobiologist and his PhD student are part of a research team that has identified phosphorus as the mystery ingredient that pushed oxygen levels in the oceans high enough to establish the first animals on Earth 750 million years ago.
When it comes to understanding where tendencies to overweight and obesity develop, you have to begin with the very young.
If you're having a bad day, you may want to stay away from listening to commercials for Lululemon or Coca Cola.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.