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Teeth whitening can cause permanent damage: UBC prof
January 8, 2015

Teeth whitening can cause permanent damage: UBC prof

Hoping for a whiter, brighter smile in 2016? With whitening toothpastes, floss, gum, strips and gels available over-the-counter, there is more pressure than ever to have a pearly white smile.



Drought, heat take toll on global crops

Drought and extreme heat slashed global cereal harvests between 1964 and 2007 – and the impact of these weather disasters was greatest in North America, Europe and Australasia, according to a new study published in Nature.

How armed groups like ISIS view the world

Over the past year, ISIS has dominated headlines around the world for its savage, violent attacks. UBC’s Will Plowright, a Liu Scholar and PhD candidate in political science, has travelled to some of the most dangerous locations in the world to interview militants.



Why we need the next-to-impossible 1.5°C temperature target

UBC climatology professor Simon Donner defends the lofty emissions reduction commitment set at the Paris climate talks in an op-ed for The Guardian.



T-Birds seeking quick start to 2016 as they host Cougars

The UBC Thunderbirds women’s hockey team are aiming to get 2016 started off right, as they prepare to take on the visiting Mount Royal Cougars.



Yours, Mine, Ours: The AMS Permanent Collection

Featuring the AMS Permanent Collection this art exhibition is a collaboration between the Hatch Art Gallery and the AHVA Gallery at UBC. Opens January 13.



How We Met at UBC

In December, we invited pairs of friends to share with us how they met at UBC and what their friendship meant to them. Watch their stories.
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