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By Nathan Skolski on February 28, 2019
From urban farms to rural orchards and countless settings in between, a team of UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College researchers have spent three years and hundreds of hours speaking with migrant workers and their families about the challenges they face.
By Patty Wellborn on February 28, 2019
Researchers have determined that healthy premature babies can have as much success breastfeeding as full-term babies.
By Patty Wellborn on February 27, 2019
From sleeping tips and arthritis care, to technology updates, scam protection and a refresher on Canada’s Food Guide—there is something for everyone at the upcoming Embrace Aging month.
Posted in Media Releases | Tagged Health, Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention
By Nathan Skolski on February 21, 2019
In a new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus, researchers have discovered a surprising new source of carbon dioxide (CO2) emmissions—bicarbonates hidden in the lake water used to irrigate local orchards.
By Nathan Skolski on February 14, 2019
A handheld 'tricorder' that can test for biological contamination in real-time has been the dream of science fiction fans for decades. And UBC Okanagan engineers say the technology is closer to science fact than ever before.
By Nathan Skolski on February 13, 2019
The way many people discover romance is undergoing a radical shift. Where once we may have met our romantic partners in the checkout line at the grocery store, the norm has shifted to connecting online first. How did this happen and what does it mean for the future of romance?
By Nathan Skolski on February 12, 2019
For some, an eggplant emoji evokes visions of a fabulous dinner, while for others, it could suggest an intimate interlude after dessert.
By Nathan Skolski on February 8, 2019
According to a group of international researchers, the potential contributions large countries have to protect the environment are being overlooked.
By Nathan Skolski on February 6, 2019
Award-winning author and journalist Tanya Talaga will delve into hard truths revealed in her critically acclaimed book, Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death and Hard Truths in a Northern City, during two presentations co-sponsored by UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College.