UBC researchers develop rapid test to detect invasive gypsy moth

Gypsy moths are an invasive species that can wreak havoc on B.C.’s forests, but a new rapid test developed by researchers at the University of

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DNA detection tool allows researchers to identify invasive species in Canadian forests

UBC researcher Richard Hamelin says the tool is a game changer because it brings the lab into the field. Source link [addm2p url=””] [Prosperity]

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‘Quieter ocean’ from COVID-19 could be a boon to endangered orcas, say researchers

One of B.C.’s most threatened species could be facing an unprecedented respite during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The southern resident killer whales who spend

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Are school closures effective in stopping COVID-19? Researchers aren’t sure – National

When the new coronavirus reared its head in Canada and the world, forcing wide-ranging closures, schools were some of the early casualties. While data

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Coronavirus: Ontario researchers race toward treatment, vaccine for COVID-19

It’s all hands on deck amongst Ontario’s research community to find treatments and ultimately a vaccine for COVID-19, and though both are likely months

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Plant protein researchers hope to make most of Sask. crops

The demand for plant protein is climbing, and with such a huge agricultural industry, researchers say there’s plenty of incentive for Saskatchewan farmers. Source

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Russian agents hacked Ukraine company at centre of Trump impeachment: researchers – National

A U.S. cybersecurity company says Russian military agents have successfully hacked the Ukrainian gas company at the center of the scandal that led to

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Drones let B.C. researchers act as ‘fly on the wall’ to observe orca behaviour

A group of B.C. researchers have returned from a trip along the coast with a trove of new photos, video and data gathered by

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University of Alberta researchers making strides toward Hepatitis C vaccine

About 250,000 individuals in Canada have lived with or are currently infected with hepatitis C. Many more who live with the virus don’t even know

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Lack of breastfeeding costs global economy nearly $1B every day: researchers – National

KUALA LUMPUR — Not enough breastfeeding costs the global economy almost $1 billion each day due to lost productivity and healthcare costs, researchers said

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