Four years ago, professor James McCormack, a pharmacy professions, began creating scientific parodies of popular songs such as Bohemian Polypharmacy and Bridge Over Diagnosis, all available on his YouTube channel.
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The north balcony of the fourth floor of the Nest should offer a good view of the moonrise. Anybody living on a high floor of one of Gage Towers, with a clear view northeast, will have a perfect perspective.
UBC's newest startup venture is looking to break into the tech world. HATCH, a lab and office space designed to foster technology and social ventures as they bring their products to market, was recently launched at UBC.
You’re racing down Main Mall on your bike, weaving in and out of the hordes of students, trying to make it to your next class on time. You might want to rethink how fast you ride. A new study looks at how air pollution and biking speed.
From delivering packages for Amazon to being mounted with a chainsaw, drones have been put to some creative uses. One UBC researcher has been using them for a slightly more scholarly purpose — studying bowhead whales in the Canadian Arctic.
You’re an early-career scientist — a UBC undergraduate sitting in HEBB 100 or a graduate student thrown into an unfamiliar field — and your state of perpetual confusion stands in sharp contrast to your competent, confident mentors.
Orange you glad that the election down South is almost over? UBC research, however, is never done and won’t make your blood pressure rise as much. Here are a number of notable studies the university has churned out to distract you from the election.
Halloween — like Vine — may officially be over, but science is carries on never sleeping. Here are a few things UBC researchers have done while you were out trick-or-treating in your glorious, last-minute, broke-university-student-centric costumes.
White Rock, a city with a population of 20,000, has found elevated amounts of arsenic and manganese in its water. White Rock has a water problem and a UBC-based research team is helping to find a solution
December is just around the corner so when you start cramming for them on espresso and two hours of sleep, your immune system weakens. Worst case scenario? You come down with the two Fs — finals and the Flu.
The Temporary Energy Centre — better known as the carbon box — is a lot like viewing a sports car car — it looks amazing from the outside but you have no idea what’s happening on the inside. So, what's going on inside?
It’s probably not a good idea to take a baseball bat to grandma when methods such as quarantine could prove more effective in controlling the infected. Speakers talked about how to identify, manage and model an outbreak if the undead were to rise.
The ‘gold standard’ abortion pill mifepristone was recently approved for use in Canada. Health Canada has however imposed strict regulations. What does that mean for Canadians? We sat down with Drs. Wendy Norman and Judith Soon to find out.
Ubyssey Science sat down with Dr. Ian Scott, the director of the Centre for Health Education Scholarship to discussed the role of physicians in the opioid crisis and where he sees the future of the management of the epidemic heading.
The team think your phone could prescribe you drugs in the not-so-distant future. By taking a sample of your saliva, it may be one day possible to differentiate the drugs that will cure you from the ones that will kill you.