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Displayed prominently outside the student centre was Cypress, the winning rocket from 2017. With its bright white body and red nose and tail sections, it was difficult to ignore on the way inside to view some of the other projects the team has been working on over the past year.
Sex robots could lead to the creation of marriages that don’t have a component of sexual intimacy between partners. Although these partners might marry for reasons such as friendship or wanting to raise a family, their sexual desires would instead be fulfilled via sexbot.
As a medical student, the task of finding a specialty that matches your personality, interest and desire for work-life balance can be one of the toughest tasks to accomplish in medical school.
What if Doodle Poll could plan the actual events for you, taking into account everyone’s interests and schedules as well as personally negotiating something with your friends that will make everyone happy?
Stoll and Fairbrother’s primary research surveyed young women from across eight high income countries (all OECD countries) and proposed a question to them: when they were pregnant and about to deliver, would they choose a natural delivery or non-medically required c-section?
The Ubyssey’s first sci-fi competition was a resounding success — and we define success as receiving stories that incite fear, awe and even tenderness by the possibilities of technology and scientific discovery.
Curated by Curiosity Collider Art-Science Foundation, the event is a collaboration with UBC’s physics and astronomy department and the Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute.
“Hanging out is an important human bonding ritual. To be offered such an invitation was a surprise, even if I had been hoping for it ever since Raquel was assigned to my research team. Finally, the chance to experience the legendary genuine human connection.”
“Every day feels like the end of the world. Nanse could hardly remember when things were okay; she was a child when the war came. She shook off those old memories every time they came — they’re dead.”
“It was the smell that woke him up every time. The stale, warm, earthy, heavy smell — it reminded him of his days before the Church and his late nights in dingy mess halls, drinking until he passed out.”
“‘Go to your room and stay there until I tell you,’ said David, who used to be my father. Turned out he plucked me from my crib six years ago and spirited me away to the well-off part of town.”
“Congrats,” Sara says, smiling hard. Mack doesn’t respond, is still dancing dancing dancing. Sara thinks: “I should have buttered up the judges,” and makes a noise that sounds but does not feel like a laugh.
On a late Wednesday evening, I clamored up the large steps of Orchard Commons and into my first and the first Virtual Reality (VR) Workshop with the UBC Emerging Media Lab, the first of many to come.
Do you ever get tired of Earth? Fancy going somewhere else? Here’s the guide on how to find your new favourite vacation spot. The first step is to find an exoplanet.