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2012-09-13 10:21:41

Facebook, PayPal Canada, Sauder School of Business and more among the chosen judges OTTAWA, Sept. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - With thousands of dollars worth of shipping, direct marketing and advertisements as prizes, a group of leading experts in commerce, the digital economy and the postal industry have been recruited to select the finalists and winners of the first Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards. The judging panel includes Facebook Canada's Managing Director, Jordan Banks;...

2012-09-13 06:24:16

Next Generation of Nexterra Gasification Systems Ready for the World VANCOUVER, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Nexterra Systems Corp. (www.nexterra.ca), the University of British Columbia (www.ubc.ca) and GE (www.ge.com) today celebrated the successful completion of an energy-from-renewable-waste combined heat and power (CHP) system located at UBC's Vancouver campus. This is North America's first commercial demonstration of a transformative system that combines Nexterra's gasification...

2012-08-26 10:20:04

COQUITLAM, B.C., Aug. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - CN announced today that the CN Canadian Women's Open, held at the Vancouver Golf Club in Coquitlam, B.C., raised $1.8 million for BC Children's Hospital Foundation through the CN Miracle Match program. The program was created in 2006 to raise funds for children's hospitals by matching funds raised through various initiatives connected with the Open. "This is a tremendous feat," said Claude Mongeau, CN president and chief executive...

2012-08-20 23:01:08

UBIC´s presence in London boosts its sales and support capability for European law firms and corporate counsels allowing them to comply with local laws while reducing the overall cost of litigation. Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 UBIC, Inc., (TYO:2158), a pioneer in Asian-language eDiscovery, announced today that it has established an office and secure data center in London reflecting the growing demand for the company´s services. UBIC´s presence in London boosts its...

2012-08-15 23:03:30

Lit i View v5.0 incorporates a new graphical user interface (GUI) along with several new features and improvements across the full-spectrum of EDRM, including review accelerators such as near de-duping. Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 UBIC North America, Inc., a provider of end-to-end eDiscovery and digital forensics solutions and services for corporations and law firms, has introduced version 5.0 of its Lit i View eDiscovery solution, which accurately handles English and...

2012-07-12 13:04:14

Researchers work to create hypoallergenic wines and sequence the genome of Chardonnay For centuries, people made wine by stomping grapes with their bare feet. But now, the art of winemaking is going high-tech at The University of British Columbia's Wine Research Centre. Have you ever gotten a headache or a rash from a single glass of wine? Has one glass of Merlot or Shiraz resulted in a painful hangover? If yes, you may be one of the 30 percent of people who are allergic to compounds...

2012-07-04 22:50:14

Unfair and exploitative political agreements allow Europeans to eat fish from the plates of developing countries, according to a study led by University of British Columbia researchers. In the case of Madagascar, the European Union pays less than it did two decades ago while catching more fish. Since 1986, the EU´s quotas for catching fish in Madagascar´s waters have increased by 30 per cent while its access fees have decreased by 20 per cent. As a result, the total annual income...

2012-06-27 17:43:19

An international team led by human genetic researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health has identified the latest gene associated with typical late-onset Lewy body Parkinson's disease (PD), with the help of a Canadian Mennonite family of Dutch-German-Russian ancestry. Twelve of the 57 members of the Saskatchewan family who participated in the study had previously been diagnosed with PD. UBC Medical Genetics Prof. Matthew Farrer, who led the research,...

2012-06-21 22:56:43

Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients appear to have a lower cancer risk, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health. The study, published in the current issue of the journal Brain, is the first to investigate overall cancer risk in MS patients in North America. "Because the immune system plays important roles in both cancer and MS, we wanted to know whether the risk of cancer is different for people with MS," says Elaine...

2012-06-11 23:02:40

Taiwan Office Opening Expands eDiscovery Services Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 UBIC, Inc. (TYO:2158), a pioneer in Asian-language eDiscovery, has opened a new data center in Taiwan in order to strengthen its strategic activities in Asia. UBIC established a subsidiary in Taiwan and began operations on November 1, 2011. Recently, there have been a growing number of investigations by US government organizations such as the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission not...


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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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