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Researchers Reveal Nine Steps To Save Waterways
2014-01-31 13:55:37

The key to clean water and sustainable fisheries is to follow nine guiding principles of water management, says a team of Canadian biologists.

2014-01-22 11:36:08

Canadian schools with explicit anti-homophobia interventions such as gay-straight alliances (GSAs) may reduce the odds of suicidal thoughts and attempts among both sexual minority and straight students.

2014-01-16 14:15:21

Treatment with progesterone, a naturally occurring hormone that has been shown to alleviate severe hot flashes and night sweats in post-menopausal women, poses little or no cardiovascular risk.

Scientists Use Drug To Repair Rare Birth Defect
2013-12-22 17:37:52

University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health scientists have developed a potential cure for a rare eye disease, showing for the first time that a drug can repair a birth defect.

Universal Ripple May Hold Secret To High-temperature Superconductivity
2013-12-20 15:08:38

UBC researchers have discovered a universal electronic state that controls the behavior of high-temperature superconducting copper-oxide ceramics.

2013-11-27 15:20:34

A popular combination asthma therapy dogged by safety concerns has not harmed British Columbians and should remain in use.

Untold Fish Catches Revealed By Google Earth
2013-11-26 15:10:27

Large fish traps in the Persian Gulf could be catching up to six times more fish than what’s being officially reported, according to the first investigation of fish catches from space conducted by University of British Columbia scientists.

2013-11-21 14:18:01

The flight season timing of a wide variety of butterflies is responsive to temperature and could be altered by climate change.

2013-11-12 12:04:40

News stories about sexually exploited youth in Canada perpetuate unhelpful stereotypes.

2013-11-07 13:51:32

War is hell, and according to new research, experiencing the horrors of war can cause people to have a greater affinity for members of their own group, particularly if individuals are exposed to war during key periods of their life.


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Davidsonia, Journal
2012-04-25 14:26:44

Davidsonia is a scientific journal published by the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden. It specializes in the botanical natural history of the pacific northwest and horticultural and plant conservation issues. The print edition of Davidsonia existed from 1970 to 1981. It was revived in 2002 as an online journal. The journal provides full open-access to content on its website www.davidsonia.org . The journal is named after British Columbia botanical pioneer John Davidson. It...

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