Magic mushrooms, psychedelics, psilocybin mushrooms – call them what you want. We all want to talk about them. Buckle up class, it’s going to be a wild trip. Shrooms are one of the more popular hallucinogenic drugs in Canada.
Sajjan, the Minister of National Defence, announced a $1.5-million fund, from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation that will be used for scientific research and infrastructure and will go to 14 projects at UBC.
Now that you’ve tried our fact vs. myth quiz, did you do as well as you thought? Still confused about a few of the questions? The Great Wall is not visible from space, vaccines don't cause autism and bats can see.
Have your parents every convinced you to have that heavy winter coat because “the cold will make you sick?” Have they also told you that drinking alcohol kills your brains cells? We’ve all heard these claim — or similar ones — before. They are myths.
The proposition that we have now moved into in an epoch known as the Anthropocene — where the Earth’s geology and ecosystems are being significantly impacted by human activities — is being more widely accepted throughout the scientific community.
Do you consider yourself better at science than the average American? In 2014, the National Science Foundation released its report on science and technology, which included a set of 11 questions designed to test America’s scientific knowledge.
At some point in students’ academic careers, many people contemplate volunteering in a lab. What many students don’t realize is that many professors are on the lookout for enthusiastic, willing and able students to participate in their research.
Robert Rouse's course — Our Modern Medieval: A Song of Ice and Fire as contemporary Medievalism — uses George R.R. Martin’s novels and HBO’s series A Game of Thrones to teach students about how the past is reimagined to reflect the present.
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.
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.
A UBC research team has successfully managed to create the first self-propelled powder to stop severe bleeding.