Although the University of Alberta considers itself a world leader in public research, it scored a grade of C on the newly released University Global Health Impact Report Card.
On a clear winter’s day in Edmonton, a hazy layer can be seen lurking along the skyline — a telltale sign of pollution that has been getting worse. Usually associated with bigger cities, smog has recently plagued Edmonton, and two U of A researchers are on a quest to find a solution to the city’s smelly problem.
When University of Alberta virologist Michael Houghton was phoned with news he would receive one of the world’s most eminent awards in biomedicine, he said his emotions swung almost immediately from elation to apprehension.
The ever-changing Arctic climate combined with swiftly melting sea ice is having direct consequences on the polar bear population in the Hudson Bay ecosystem, according to a recent study published by University of Alberta researchers.
Holding a sex toy to your throat could be the answer to improving vocal power and reducing tension in the vocal chords.
At last week’s nanoNEXUS student-industry mixer, most agreed that nanobots will not be taking over the world any time soon.
The federal government has announced a funding bump for the University of Alberta’s cyclotron project in a continuing effort to avert a country-wide shortage of medical isotopes.
In the first study of its kind, one U of A researcher has found that 77.4 per cent of Albertans believe that the right to assisted suicide should exist.
Children who stutter as a result of Down syndrome are now the subject of speech therapy tests from a team of U of A researchers aiming to improve the fluency skills of these kids.
University of Alberta PhD student Michelle Chan is gaining international attention and putting the brakes on distracted driving with her research on how emotionally charged billboard distract drivers.
New DNA sequencing technology has helped reveal possible negative effects for formula-fed infants and those born through Cesarean section.
To commemorate its 100th year of existence, the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry held the latest instalment in its Centennial Lecture Series on Monday.
The remnants of chivalry still linger today, especially in the dating world.