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March 10, 2017

Controversial “liberation therapy” fails to treat multiple sclerosis: study

Opening up narrowed veins from the brain and spinal cord is not effective in treating multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study led by the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health.



Organic is only one ingredient in recipe for sustainable food future

Many people choose organic thinking it’s better for humans and the planet, but a new UBC study published today in Science Advances finds that might not always be the case.

Tech ventures get boost from UBC innovation programs

UBC technology that improves the accessibility of safe drinking water is now a thriving startup, thanks to an experienced executive taking a chance on a new venture.

Survival instinct, not family bonds, weave massive spider colonies together

Spiders will live in groups if environmental conditions make it too difficult for single mothers to go it alone, new research shows.



A key proposal for abortion law reform

The Guardian published a letter from a list of academics regarding the need to amend English abortion laws. Emma Cunliffe, a professor at UBC’s Peter A. Allard School of Law, was one of the letter’s signatories.



Thunderbirds take on host Bisons in Canada West semi-final

For the first time since 2014-15, the UBC Thunderbirds will make a trip to Winnipeg for the Canada West Final Four.



UBC wins 2017 Canada West Championship in Women's Hockey

The UBC Thunderbirds are Canada West champions after a 1-0 win over the Alberta Pandas in Game 3 of the conference final Sunday afternoon at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre.
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