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March 27 2014
Add magnesium to travel light
New lightweight magnesium car parts are helping to cut down emissions.
Sugary drinks weigh heavily on teenage obesity
New research shows sugary drinks are the worst offenders in the fight against youth obesity and recommends that B.C. schools fully implement healthy eating guidelines to reduce their consumption.
Canadians spend more on private health insurance for smaller payouts
Spending by Canadians on private health insurance has more than doubled over the past 20 years, but insurers paid out a rapidly decreasing proportion as benefits, according to a new CMAJ study.
Veni, vidi, viticulture
Simone Castellarin grew up in the vineyards of Northern Italy. Now he wants to share his wine-growing knowledge with B.C. growers.
The problem with same-sex marriage
Gay couples could face economic trouble if they tie the knot, says UBC law prof Susan Boyd.
Fishing More, Catching Less
In a New York Times op-ed, UBC Fisheries Prof. Daniel Pauly says overfishing in the North Atlantic Ocean has led to increased competition in the global South.
Criticism of Elections Act is legitimate, and should not be brushed off
Critiques of the Election Act should not be ignored, says a group of academics, including UBC political scientist Max Cameron, in a Globe & Mail op-ed.
UBC Thunderbirds and Special Olympics BC join forces to Storm The Wall
The UBC Thunderbirds joined forces with athletes from Special Olympics BC to conquer Canada's biggest intramural race, Storm the Wall.
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