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To vape or not to vape: Alberta expert says research is lacking

Vaping – or the use of e-cigarettes – has become more and more popular in Canada, but a University of Alberta smoking cessation expert says far more research on the potential risks is needed. 710 more words


Ancient ice samples from northern Canada en route to University of Alberta

The University of Alberta is preparing to accept some icy, cold research samples next week.

Twelve ice cores, which are a part of the Canadian Ice Core Archive, are currently on a more than 3,000 kilometre journey from Ottawa to Edmonton to be used for research. 322 more words


Edmonton researchers help make Jurassic Park-like dinosaur discovery

University of Alberta paleontologists have helped to make a new dinosaur discovery.

The local paleontologists joined a team of international researchers that found a tiny segment of dinosaur tail preserved in a nugget of amber from Myanmar. 370 more words


University of Alberta set to increase parking, student residence rates

The cost to park at the University of Alberta could be about to go up, with campus visitors paying the bulk of any increase.

If approved at the December board of governors meeting, fees would rise by 9.2 per cent for visitors while faculty, staff and students would see a monthly increase at the rate of the Consumer Price Index — roughly 1.4 per cent. 278 more words

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Off the table: Proposed changes to U of A's student dining plan voted down

A plan by the University of Alberta to shift its food program to an anytime dining model at Lister Residence was voted down at this week’s finance and property committee. 477 more words

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Alberta Dating Woes

Alberta is known to be a trades province, and holding an abundance of men, many who make good money, but see nothing much beyond that other than finding a woman and settling down. 343 more words


Grizzly cubs learn bad behaviour from momma bears: Alberta research

When it comes to bad behaviour in grizzly bears, new research blames the moms.

A University of Alberta study suggests that cubs who have watched their mothers come into conflict with people are more likely to do so as well. 428 more words