By Nathan Skolski on December 11, 2018
Ever since Darwin’s first steps on the Galapagos Islands, understanding the adaptations that offer the giant tortoise its extended lifespan has been a tantalizing scientific pursuit.
By Patty Wellborn on November 29, 2018
Using a small and inexpensive biosensor, researchers at UBC Okanagan, in collaboration with the University of Calgary, have built a diagnostic tool that provides health care practitioners almost instant diagnosis of a bacterial infection.
By Patty Wellborn on November 28, 2018
A new study by researchers at UBC and the University of Toronto has determined that people, regardless of their political stripes, will respond charitably to those experiencing homelessness if they learn about their personal stories.
By Christine Zeindler on November 28, 2018
UBC Okanagan alumna Emily Giroux was recognized on the national stage this week for her innovative work in helping to shape research priorities for those living with spinal cord injury (SCI).
By Nathan Skolski on November 26, 2018
A unique partnership between UBC Okanagan, the British Columbia Institute of Technology and a private company, has opened the door for the research and development of a cannabis-infused beverage.
By Christine Zeindler on November 5, 2018
With health information just one-click away, it’s not surprising that 70 per cent of Canadians consult the internet before their doctor. And if a patient has to travel to see a physician, the numbers of internet searches increase.
By Patty Wellborn on November 1, 2018
A team of researchers, including several from UBC’s Okanagan campus, have determined that providing extra oxygen to patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may help reduce the risk of developing dementia.
By Patty Wellborn on October 29, 2018
Utilizing solar panels is a recognized way to harness renewable power from the sun. But in Canada and other northern climates, the effectiveness of solar panels in the winter months is reliant on removing obstacles like snow and ice.
By Patty Wellborn on October 25, 2018
Researchers at UBC have released a report today, BC Wine Territory Identity, presenting findings from their work with the wine industry across the province.
By Patty Wellborn on October 24, 2018
New research from the UBC’s School of Engineering and Western University provides a roadmap to safer building designs in tornado-prone areas.