research

Feds stifle media questions around oil sands' toxic effects, FOIs reveal

For the first time ever a federal scientist is studying toxins in animals near the Alberta oilsands but Environment Canada won't let him speak with the media about his research.

Harper announces National Research Council Arctic Program launch

During his ninth annual Northern Tour, Prime Minister Stephen Harper  announced the launch of the National Research Council (NRC) Arctic Program. Its goal will be to enter into...

Too hot in Texas

New modelling of climate change effects on mosquito populations in the United States has surprising results – it might get too hot in summer even for the mosquitoes

Buzz kill: discoveries about the health of BC's bees

Everything you need to know about BC's bees

CHI: Computer-Human Interaction shows stunning uses of interface technology

Coco the Therapy Robot was one of the stars of the 29th annual Computer-Human Interaction (CHI 2011) conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

'AskAway' library service shuts down

It was the day B.C.'s libraries pulled the plug on the AskAway! Program, which let patrons from all over the province ask questions of librarians online, in real time, and receive an immediate answer.

Medical Research at UBC to Grind to a Virtual Halt During Olympic Games

And what do I think of this? I think it's pathological.

BC Cancer Research Building

Built by Henriquez Partners Architects, this building includes a theatre, library and food facility. Also a penthouse lounge and terrace featuring panoramic views of the city and the ocean! www....