Sockeye salmon that sprint to spawning grounds through fast-moving waters may be at risk, suggests new research by University of British Columbia scientists. When salmon encounter turbulent, fast-moving water–such as rapids or areas downstream of dams—they must move upstream using a behaviour known as “burst swimming” that is similar to sprinting for humans. “Days after […]
University of British Columbia scientists have found for the first time an infectious form of the cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii in western Arctic Beluga, prompting a call for caution for the Inuit people who eat whale meat.
Rebuilding global fisheries would make them five times more valuable while improving ecology, according to a new University of British Columbia study, published Friday in the online journal PLoS ONE.
Employment policy is also health policy according to a University of British Columbia study that found that workers experienced higher mortality rates if they didn't have access to social protections like employment insurance and unemployment benefits.
If it is indeed nobler to give than to receive, it may also make you happier â€“ even if youâ€™re a toddler, according to a new study co-authored by three psychologists at the University of British Columbia.
A University of British Columbia study has found traces of the bacteria listeria in ready-to-eat fish products sold in Metro Vancouver.
New international agreements are required to ensure nations benefit equally from medicines, foods and biofuels derived from the ocean's untapped genetic riches, according to a panel of University of British Columbia and European researchers presenting at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Vancouver on Feb. 17.