In a recent study performed by the UBC Institute for Oceans and Fisheries, it was found that only four per cent of the world’s oceans are protected.
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What you need to know about Breast Cancer Awareness month as a UBC student.
A team of international scientists, including a biology professor from UBCO, have discovered that there are two species of giant tortoises living on the Santa Cruz island in the Galapagos, in contrast to the one that had previously been identified.
An average surgical drill used at Vancouver General Hospital costs about $30,000. UBC graduates are hoping to make them cheaper for developing-world hospitals.
According to a new study at UBC, the over-prescription of opioids, more commonly known as painkillers, has been linked to higher death rates in the province of British Columbia.
UBC associate professor of Pathology, Niamh Kelly started the Creative Science program to change the way high school students approached science and to get post-secondary students involved in the community.
A new study published in Translational Psychiatry found that variation in the genes that code for oxytocin receptors determine how well individuals respond to treatment by oxytocin nasal spray.
UBC scientists are working to selectively breed Western honey bees with stronger genetic traits in order to make them more resistant against disease.
The long-held view that bicycle helmet laws increase the safety of the public may have been proven wrong by UBC researchers.
A group of 29 past and current UBC researchers have been awarded the $3 million dollar Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.
November, affectionately known to many as “Movember,” is a month dedicated to raising awareness for issues related to men’s health — especially prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is currently the most frequently diagnosed cancer among men.
Have you ever walked down Main Mall soaking wet with an umbrella in a hand and a muggy backpack in the other? Then you ask yourself why on earth you decided to study in Vancouver — a city with an average of 160 rainy days a year.
UBC's Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromyelitis Optica clinics are global leaders in innovative research and brings a diverse, multidisciplinary team together with patients in an effort to redefine MS research and treatment and it’s paying off.
Often in times of depression or loneliness, friends and family tell you to look at the bright side. Well, a new study at UBC finds that this is exactly what you should do.
Tamara Munzner, a computer science professor at UBC, recently received the Visualization Technical Achievement Award for her 2014 book, Visualization Analysis and Design.