Biology

UBCO researchers get to the bottom of non-invasive gut tests

UBCO researchers get to the bottom of non-invasive gut tests

Mucus contains vital data to help address diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer

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Can flowers, planted to attract pollinators, benefit neighbouring crops?
An Indigenous approach to understanding water

An Indigenous approach to understanding water

Graduate students Dawn Machin and Sarah Alexis are incorporating traditional Indigenous knowledge into their research about our relationship with water.

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How humans and climate change affect our environment

How humans and climate change affect our environment

Doctoral student Melanie Dickie’s research explores how these factors combine to influence the natural world.

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UBCO researcher shines a light on “nightmare” ooze killing cannabis plants
Canadian gut health products may not provide the same benefits to immigrants, UBCO researchers say

Canadian gut health products may not provide the same benefits to immigrants, UBCO researchers say

UBC Okanagan researcher reveals how westernization may change the gut microbiome of Indian immigrants and increase their risk of inflammatory bowel disease

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Dr. Fabio Mologni is exploring biological invaders

Dr. Fabio Mologni is exploring biological invaders

Postdoctoral Fellow is discovering how non-native species become invasive in our increasingly interconnected world.

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Global population is expected to reach 8 billion next week
Missing grizzly bear toes result in call to change practices

Missing grizzly bear toes result in call to change practices

UBCO researcher urges a need to delay trapping season

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Engineering student captures top prize at UBCO’s 3MT final

Engineering student captures top prize at UBCO’s 3MT final

Go green or go home; that was the message that secured PhD student Hammad Ahmad the top spot at the ninth annual UBC Okanagan Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. For his presentation, Hammad spoke about the use of biocomposites as sustainable construction materials. Ahmad, a PhD student in Civil Engineering, captivated judges with his audience […]