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EDMONTON, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The BioAlberta Board of Directors announced today that Mr. Mel Wong has been appointed BioAlberta’s new President. Mr. Wong will take up his duties on August 4th,...
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2015/05/29 17:03
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UNDATED (CBS NEWS) -- Becoming a mother does more than change a woman's life -- it may actually change her brain. New research has found evidence that hormonal changes in pregnancy and childbirth...
2015/05/29 12:08
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In the human brain and retina, glutamate is an important messenger that carries information from one neuron to another. The level of glutamate transmitted between neurons is crucial to cell...
2015/05/29 11:39
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Jon Carnes (right) and his researcher Kun Huang, who ended up in Chinese prison for investigating Silvercorp. Dina Goldstein for Report on Business magazine On May 14, the British Columbia Securities...
2015/05/28 21:39
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Employers will not be forced to match any extra voluntary payments made by workers under the Conservative government’s proposed Canada Pension Plan expansion. Finance Minister Joe Oliver provided new...
2015/05/28 21:07
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The Nisga'a Museum is exhibiting work from world-renowed Nisga'a artist and carver Norman Tait in what is only the second show of his work in his long career. “Because he’s a storyteller, speaking in...
2015/05/28 20:39
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Experts are blaming El Nino for speeding up nature’s clock and forcing firefighters to deploy weeks ahead of normal to battle wildfires across rural Western Canada. They say the natural phenomenon,...
2015/05/28 20:33
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Dear Dan: You often mention asexual people. I believe I may be one. I’m a 51-year-old woman. I’ve been separated from my opposite-sex partner for nearly nine years. I’ve been approached by a variety...
2015/05/28 17:07
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Buying and breeding killer whales is no longer legal in Ontario. The province passed the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act Thursday, which prohibits the acquisition and...
2015/05/28 16:39
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A new report shows prescription-drug spending is holding steady in Canada, but rapidly growing spending on certain classes of drugs, notably biologics, is threatening to substantially drive up...
2015/05/28 15:17
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FRESNO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pistachio nuts, singled out among other nuts, seem to have the strongest effect on reducing blood pressure in adults. This is according to a recent review and...
2015/05/27 23:56
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Cranbrook-raised writer Leesa Dean is interested in creating supportive literary communities, and as the newest addition to Selkirk College’s creative writing faculty she hopes to do exactly...
2015/05/27 21:20
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Thousands of Albertans evacuated from their communities due to wildfires have been allowed to return home, but a province-wide fire ban is still in place due to the dry weather. Late Tuesday, RCMP...
2015/05/27 19:39
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This is part of a series about improving mental health research, diagnosis and treatment. Join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #OpenMinds Only recently have scientists begun to explore...
2015/05/27 18:30
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In her first season at the University of Albany, Annie Songeun Lee has helped make school history. The Surrey native was part of the Albany Great Danes golf team which won the school’s first-ever...
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Will there be jobs for college grads in the future — and if so, which jobs? Fear has mounted in the wake of sluggish post-recession job growth that has not treated college grads well. A recent study...
2015/05/27 16:19
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SEATTLE, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today named brand and product marketing expert Derek Chang its new managing director of brand experience. Chang will head Alaska's branding...
2015/05/27 10:01
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A new study with lab rats suggests hormonal changes in pregnancy and childbirth could affect brain function in women as they age. (Source: ScienceDaily.com) Researchers at the University of British...
2015/05/27 05:42
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Hoping for the happiest of marriages? Be sure to wed your best friend. That�s the main takeaway from a study on marital satisfaction released in January by the National Bureau of Economic Research....
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The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) will confer four honorary doctorates this year, recognizing Canadians who have made outstanding contributions to their field. Shirzad Ahmed, Ginny Dennehy,...
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