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By Nathan Skolski on July 11, 2018
Boats that travel through the water, but don’t get wet. That’s the idea behind new research from UBC’s Okanagan campus that aims to make boats more efficient by creating superhydrophobic—or extremely water-repellent—surfaces
By Nathan Skolski on June 5, 2018
UBC Okanagan’s gym and courtyard will be filled with traditional ceremony, shouts of celebrations and lifetime memories for two days this week.
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By Patty Wellborn on May 16, 2018
It’s not your everyday test drive. The first-ever personal belongings carrier, specifically designed for homeless people, is ready to roll onto Kelowna sidewalks.
By Nathan Skolski on May 8, 2018
While wearing a crisply ironed, wrinkle-free shirt makes a good impression, researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus are working to solve the issue of wrinkling when it comes to making textile composites.
By Christine Zeindler on May 2, 2018
Physical activity is an effective way to help improve the many mental and physical effects of breast cancer treatment. Yet, studies show up to 70 per cent of breast cancer survivors are not getting enough activity.
By Nathan Skolski on April 16, 2018
Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus are using advanced computer simulations to model how air flows into the deepest regions of the lungs and uncover how the early stages of emphysema can impact a patient’s ability to take in oxygen.
By Nathan Skolski on March 12, 2018
Researchers at UBC Okanagan have determined that smart memory alloys are a safer and more cost-effective alternative to steel reinforced concrete bridges in earthquake-prone areas like the BC lower mainland.
By Nathan Skolski on March 9, 2018
From smart building materials, to innovative public art, to improved palliative care, UBC Okanagan’s Researchers of the Year are pushing the boundaries of human knowledge and developing new ways to improve their communities.
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By Nathan Skolski on March 5, 2018
Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus hope to make advances in tissue replacement and cancer research through a new technology that can produce living, 3D printed bio-tissues.