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Viruses Falling from the Sky

An astonishing number of viruses are circulating around the Earth’s atmosphere – and falling from it – according to new research from scientists in Canada, Spain and the US. […]

Millennials and Masculinity

Contrary to popular stereotypes, young men today are likely to be selfless, socially engaged and health-conscious, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia and Intensions Consulting, a Vancouver-based market research firm. […]

Quest for Zero-Waste Phones

UBC researchers have perfected a process to efficiently separate fibreglass and resin – two of the most commonly discarded parts of a cellphone – bringing them closer to their goal of a zero-waste cellphone. […]

Digital Portal to Okanagan History

A new online resource has brought the faces and names of the Okanagan’s colourful and vibrant history into the 21st century. […]

Diversity and Anatomy Textbooks

Depictions of race and skin tone in anatomy textbooks widely used in North American medical schools could be contributing to racial bias in medical treatment, research suggests. […]

New Glaucoma Treatment

Eye drops developed by UBC researchers could one day treat glaucoma while you sleep – helping to heal a condition that is one of the leading causes of blindness around the world. […]

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