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Scientists develop painless and inexpensive microneedle system to monitor drugs
July 29, 2016

Scientists develop painless and inexpensive microneedle system to monitor drugs

Researchers at UBC and the Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI) in Switzerland have created a microneedle drug monitoring system that could one day replace costly, invasive blood draws and improve patient comfort.



Evolution drives how fast plants could migrate with climate change: UBC study

New research from the University of British Columbia suggests evolution is a driving mechanism behind plant migration, and that scientists may be underestimating how quickly species can move.

Songbirds’ epic migrations connected to a small cluster of genes

Scientists from the University of British Columbia have shown that there is a genetic basis to the migratory routes flown by songbirds, and have narrowed in on a relatively small cluster of genes that may govern the behaviour.

Montreal households the greenest in Canada: UBC study

Montreal homes are the most sustainable in the country, and Edmonton’s the least, according to a new University of British Columbia study that compares average household greenhouse gas emissions in major cities across Canada.



Speed limit increases prove deadly, should be reversed

Six UBC professors say that the speed limit increase on B.C.'s highways should be reversed to make roads safer.



Dominant Thunderbirds find more than basketball in Taipei

The UBC Thunderbirds not only scored big at the International Top University Basketball Tournament, but also ran into some friendly faces as UBC students showed up in support.



J.S. Bach – Mass in B Minor

Join Early Music Vancouver and special guests in the Chan Shun Concert Hall for a performance of one of Bach’s most extravagant masterpieces, featuring eight internationally-renowned soloists and a chorus of professional ripieniests.



Uncovering why people hoard

UBC psychology professor Sheila Woody wants to find out what drives hoarding behaviour–an issue which can lead to unsafe living conditions and even homelessness.
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