Quantcast
Last updated on April 21, 2014 at 9:29 EDT

Latest University of British Columbia Stories

2013-07-23 23:29:15

Poster session on Predictive Coding Technology Research & Developments Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 UBIC, Inc. (TSE: 2158; NASDAQ: UBIC) participated in the recently concluded Asian Summer School in Information Access (ASSIA) 2013 held at the University of Tsukuba over three days from June 22, 2013, and presented about the company’s advanced Predictive Coding technology, CJK TAR. The aim of this program (ASSIA) is to educate graduate students and researchers in various...

2013-07-18 23:22:49

Sunil Mudunuri, Market Innovator and Cross-Border eDiscovery Thought Leader, Joins ACEDS Advisory Board Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 The Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists today announced the appointment to its Advisory Board of Sunil Mudunuri, senior manager of global marketing and business development for UBIC North America, in San Francisco, and a respected thought leader on international e-discovery issues. Mr. Mudunuri began his career as a technology...

2013-07-17 10:24:29

A new study by University of British Columbia researchers shows that although 90 per cent of East Asian adolescents in British Columbia are not sexually active, those who are may engage in high-risk sexual behaviors. "Most East Asian-Canadian adolescents have not had sex, but among those who have, one in four used alcohol or drugs before sex last time, and one-third have had two or more partners," says Yuko Homma, lead author and a post-doctoral research fellow with UBC School of Nursing....

Light Shed On British Columbia's Unseen Biodiversity With Global Survey Of Microbial 'Dark Matter'
2013-07-16 09:12:00

University of British Columbia A landmark single-cell genomic study of microorgansims from sites across the globe is highlighting British Columbia's role as an 'oasis' of biodiversity. The findings, to be published Sunday in Nature, could also prompt scientists to redefine how the tree of life represents relationships among and between life's three domains. "British Columbia has long been recognized for its biological diversity in flora and fauna," says University of British Columbia...

2013-07-11 16:30:16

UBC researchers discover unusual key to regulating cell growth Researchers at the University of British Columbia have discovered a potential new pathway to treat cancer by asking some odd questions about the size of animals. "Mammals display a huge range in size from the largest blue whale to the tiniest fruit bat," says Colby Zaph, assistant professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Biomedical Research Centre, who co-authored the study published in Developmental Cell....

2013-06-20 23:16:52

Hosted by the City of Gloucester and Olin College of Engineering, the 2013 Sailbot Regatta results are in! Needham, MA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 The 2013 Sailbot Regatta was marked by a spectrum of weather only found in New England; everything from warm sunny days to squalls with 30 knot gusts. Sixteen teams from around the globe met in Gloucester, Massachusetts to brave the elements and put on a spectacular contest. Building on the success of previous regattas, SailBot 2013 was hosted by the...

New Imaging Technique Could Help Speed Up Research For MS
2013-06-13 11:46:17

University of British Columbia Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique that detects the telltale signs of multiple sclerosis in finer detail than ever before — providing a more powerful tool for evaluating new treatments. The technique analyzes the frequency of electro-magnetic waves collected by an MRI scanner, instead of the size of those waves. Although analyzing the number of waves per second had long...

2013-06-09 16:21:21

VANCOUVER, June 9, 2013 /CNW/ - With Canadian-developed tools and technology, a national team led by TRIUMF has reached a crucial milestone at the BC Cancer Agency in developing and deploying alternatives for supplying key medical isotopes. The team used a medical cyclotron that was designed and manufactured by Advanced Cyclotron Systems, Inc. (ACSI) of Richmond, BC, and successfully achieved large-scale production of technetium-99m (Tc-99m), sufficient for a metropolitan area. The...

Obsessing Over Forbidden Pleasures
2013-06-06 12:34:12

University of British Columbia A new study from the University of British Columbia helps explain how people become obsessed with forbidden pleasures. The study, which will appear in an upcoming edition of Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience journal, shows that when people are forbidden from something, it takes on a new level of focus. “Our findings show that when individuals are forbidden from everyday objects, our minds and brains pay more attention to...

2013-05-29 12:20:54

OTTAWA, May 29, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, today announced the appointment of Ms. Katherine Bright to the Pacific Pilotage Authority for a term of four years. "I am pleased that Ms. Bright has agreed to serve on the board of the Pacific Pilotage Authority," said Minister Lebel. "Her vast...


Latest University of British Columbia Reference Libraries

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...

More Articles (1 articles) »