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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.

2011-11-05 01:15:59

University of British Columbia researchers have developed new technology for monitoring brain aneurysms – an approach that is potentially less invasive and more accurate than current methods, and one that is simple enough for patients to use at home for frequent monitoring.

2011-10-21 13:44:21

University of British Columbia researchers have identified three major patterns that emerge among couples dealing with male depression.

2011-10-11 20:42:08

Even after women have separated from an abusive partner, the violence still costs Canadians an estimated $6.9 billion a year.

2011-10-06 13:18:45

University of British Columbia research shows that managers should keep team members connected and engaged to avoid workplace sabotage.

2011-09-15 20:25:39

A group led by a University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health scientist has discovered a type of spinal cord cell that could function as a stem cell, with the ability to regenerate portions of the central nervous system in people with spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease).

Gene Mutation Linked To Parkinson's
2011-09-09 07:29:21

Single 'spelling mistake' affects mechanism for converting a cell's genetic code into proteins.


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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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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.