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2012-02-20 11:31:17

New technology at the University of British Columbia makes it possible for a person to speak or sing just by using their hands to control a speech synthesizer.

Visualizations Help Communities Plan For Sea-level Rise
2012-02-20 04:00:08

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have produced computer visualizations of rising sea levels in a low-lying coastal municipality, illustrating ways to adapt to climate change impacts such as flooding and storms surges.

2012-02-17 11:09:19

Canada's ranking in international child health indexes would dramatically improve if measurements were standardized.

2012-01-16 21:11:29

One in ten Canadians cannot afford to take their prescription drugs as directed.

Dark Matter Mapped On Largest Scale Observed
2012-01-10 06:03:52

Astronomers from the University of British Columbia and University of Edinburgh have mapped dark matter on the largest scale ever observed.

2011-12-22 10:12:58

Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, and the University of British Columbia are excited over a discovery made while studying rare tumor types.

2011-12-15 16:59:57

Almost two-thirds of women in British Columbia filled at least one prescription at some point in their pregnancy, including drugs with potential risks.

The Physics Behind Great White Shark Attacks On Seals
2011-12-11 06:05:35

A new study examining the complex and dynamic interactions between white sharks and Cape fur seals in False Bay, South Africa, offers new insights on the physical conditions and biological factors underlying predator-prey interactions in the marine environment.

2011-11-18 03:26:37

University of British Columbia researchers are providing recommendations for managing a $100 billion annual commitment made by the international community at last year's United Nations climate conference to help the developing world respond to climate change – a funding promise almost equal to all existing official development aid from major donor countries today.

2011-11-14 23:39:49

Tuberculosis, which kills over 2 million people each year, is caused primarily by infectious bacteria known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis – or Mtb.


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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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