The next time you make a complaint to your cellphone or cable company, don’t get personal […]
Food scientists at the University of British Columbia have developed a faster and cheaper way to quantify antioxidant levels in chocolate. It’s a method they plan to use in new research to help uncover when antioxidant levels rise and fall during the manufacturing process, from raw cocoa beans to chocolate bars […]
Young children learn just as well from interactive media as from face-to-face instruction, a new University of British Columbia study has found.
Researchers in UBC’s department of psychology compared how well children learned new facts using an iPad app versus being taught in-person by an instructor. The results of the study, recently published in Frontiers in Psychology, found no statistical difference in learning between the two groups of children. […]
Using marijuana could help some alcoholics and people addicted to opioids kick their habits, a UBC study has found […]
The ancient Japanese art of flower arranging was the inspiration for a groundbreaking technique to create tiny “artificial brains” that could be used to develop personalized cancer treatments […]
New UBC research shows that climate change may impede the cooling effect of volcanic eruptions […]
A rare microbe that was once thought to be insignificant has turned out to be one of the most abundant single-celled hunters in the ocean, and a team of researchers led by UBC have captured the first glimpse of these elusive predators […]