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Gut enzymes could hold key to producing universal blood

Scientists at the University of British Columbia have discovered a powerful group of enzymes that can turn any blood type into the universally usable...
Researchers shed light on a 150-year old mystery of Light

Researchers shed light on a 150-year old mystery of Light

Light is composed of photons and photons have momentum. But, how light interacts with the matter has remained a mystery for close to 150 years....
Scientists finally found the secrets of deadly Nipah virus

Scientists finally found the secrets of deadly Nipah virus

A recent outbreak in India of Nipah virus encephalitis, an often-lethal viral disease with no cure, has set off international alarms over the virus's...
Young mother breastfeeding her newborn baby boy at home

Smoking can affect breastfeeding habits

In a new study by the University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus, scientists studied moms who are most likely to expose cigarette in their homes and...
The study found that men often receive a wage boost when they become fathers—even if they’re not necessarily working harder.

Dads often earn more, even if they’re not harder workers

According to a new study by UBC scientists, men often receive a wage boost when they become fathers--even if they're not necessarily working harder....