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Kelowna Capital News
Woman to Watch—Laurel Douglas— image credit: Contributed Laurel Douglas has held roles in several different
Woman to Watch—Laurel Douglas
Kelowna Capital News / Posted yesterday
— image credit: Contributed Laurel Douglas has held roles in several different countries over the course of her career. Douglas is the CEO of Women’s Enterprise Centre, a position she has held for the past 11 years. The Women’s Enterprise Centre... Read more
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International Business Times
How to spot a psychopath through yawns, sense of smell and speech patterns Psychopathy – the absence of empathy or caring about other people – is characte
How to spot a psychopath through yawns, sense of smell and speech patterns
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Psychopathy – the absence of empathy or caring about other people – is characterised by a number of traits, such as being selfish, manipulative and having an antisocial lifestyle. There are a number of ways to spot a psychopath, such as lack of... Read more
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The Tyee
'Too Asian?' Why I Don't Accept the Apology by Maclean'sWriter Luk: 'People like me.' After more than two weeks of uproar about its co
'Too Asian?' Why I Don't Accept the Apology by Maclean's
The Tyee / Posted 2 days ago
Writer Luk: 'People like me.' After more than two weeks of uproar about its controversial and provocative article titled, "'Too Asian?'", Maclean's published an apology. If that piece, "Merit: the best and only way to decide who gets into... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Woman to Watch: Laurel Douglas— image credit: Contributed Laurel Douglas has held roles in several different
Woman to Watch: Laurel Douglas
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 2 days ago
— image credit: Contributed Laurel Douglas has held roles in several different countries over the course of her career. Douglas is the CEO of Women’s Enterprise Centre, a position she has held for the past 11 years. The Women’s Enterprise Centre... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Shaughnessy heritage homes moratorium debate gets heatedReal estate agent Peter Saito has a problem with the city’s proposed ban on the
Shaughnessy heritage homes moratorium debate gets heated
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Real estate agent Peter Saito has a problem with the city’s proposed ban on the demolition of Vancouver’s oldest, most prized collection of heritage houses. The old Shaughnessy estate houses, he says, aren’t worth saving. They just don’t bring in... Read more
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BC Local News
Woman to Watch: Laurel Douglas— image credit: Contributed Laurel Douglas has held roles in several different
Woman to Watch: Laurel Douglas
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
— image credit: Contributed Laurel Douglas has held roles in several different countries over the course of her career. Douglas is the CEO of Women’s Enterprise Centre, a position she has held for the past 11 years. The Women’s Enterprise Centre... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Woman to Watch: Laurel Douglas— image credit: Contributed Laurel Douglas has held roles in several different
Woman to Watch: Laurel Douglas
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 2 days ago
— image credit: Contributed Laurel Douglas has held roles in several different countries over the course of her career. Douglas is the CEO of Women’s Enterprise Centre, a position she has held for the past 11 years. The Women’s Enterprise Centre... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Community Concert series features six performancesBlending sounds contemporary and classical, modern and diverse, the Anoka Commu
Community Concert series features six performances
ABC Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
Blending sounds contemporary and classical, modern and diverse, the Anoka Community Concert Association offers performances for music lovers of all ages. This year the association celebrates its 68th concert series season with six events – more than... Read more
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The Tyee
Kenney Touts Tory Immigration Record at Conference for Chinese Media Only"Held media roundtable in #Richmond, BC to discuss the success of our Conservat
Kenney Touts Tory Immigration Record at Conference for Chinese Media Only
The Tyee / Posted 3 days ago
"Held media roundtable in #Richmond, BC to discuss the success of our Conservative pro-growth immigration reforms," Kenney tweeted along with this pic. Last week there was a touch of bitterness in the Vancouver media sphere when it was discovered... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Water restrictions in Vancouver area may last into fallMetro Vancouver, which sets water restrictions for the region, says the waterin
Water restrictions in Vancouver area may last into fall
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Metro Vancouver, which sets water restrictions for the region, says the watering limits have been a success, keeping usage below the daily target of 1.2 billion litres – compared with 1.7 billion litres a day before they took effect. That means the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
The psychology behind forest fires and how to cope with the stressThis summer, thousands of British Columbians have grappled with the stress asso
The psychology behind forest fires and how to cope with the stress
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
This summer, thousands of British Columbians have grappled with the stress associated with forest fires that not only cause evacuations, but even the destruction of homes. As head of the Disaster and Emergency Management program at Royal Roads... Read more
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The Sault Star
If it can happen to Duplin -- RUICCI COLUMNHe was a tackling machine. A kid who could read the play quickly and go sideli
If it can happen to Duplin -- RUICCI COLUMN
The Sault Star / Posted 3 days ago
He was a tackling machine. A kid who could read the play quickly and go sideline to sideline. Whether stationed at linebacker or defensive back, he was a playmaker, who was always around the football. And he was unquestionably a highly-intelligent... Read more
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Torontoist
Burlesque Hits the BartopIn honour of the Toronto Burlesque Festival, which begins tonight, we take a lo
Burlesque Hits the Bartop
Torontoist / Posted 3 days ago
In honour of the Toronto Burlesque Festival, which begins tonight, we take a look at the world of bartop burlesque. Photo of Rubie Magnitude by Setaj Ladd. The difference between Rubie and Chantelle appears at the drop of a stage curtain. With... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How UBC lost a president a year after they hired himAn unusual group had assembled at the Point Grey campus residence of Arvind Gup
How UBC lost a president a year after they hired him
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
An unusual group had assembled at the Point Grey campus residence of Arvind Gupta, the president of the University of British Columbia. The gathering was made up of professors and associate deans from the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses, from science... Read more
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Fernie Free Press
Musician Noah Derksen to perform at InfiniteaNoah Derksen, a solo musician based out of Vancouver, BC, is stopping in Fernie
Musician Noah Derksen to perform at Infinitea
Fernie Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
Noah Derksen, a solo musician based out of Vancouver, BC, is stopping in Fernie on Sept. 4 to promote his album Man That I Am. He is set to play at Infinitea Bistro at 8 p.m. Derksen, like most teens toeing their way into adulthood, faced many... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadian Medical Association divesting fossil fuel holdingsThe Canadian Medical Association will divest out of its holdings in fossil fuel
Canadian Medical Association divesting fossil fuel holdings
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
The Canadian Medical Association will divest out of its holdings in fossil fuel companies, sending a powerful symbolic message that climate change is an urgent health concern. The organization will shift those investments to renewable-energy... Read more
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PhysOrg
Botanists conduct first large-scale genetic study of marijuana, hempA study by Canadian researchers is providing a clearer picture of the evolution
Botanists conduct first large-scale genetic study of marijuana, hemp
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
A study by Canadian researchers is providing a clearer picture of the evolutionary history and genetic organization of cannabis. Credit: Jonathan Page A study by Canadian researchers is providing a clearer picture of the evolutionary history and... Read more
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International Business Times
University of British Columbia: Strains of marijuana consistently mislabelled Research conducted by members of the University of British Columbia and Dalhous
University of British Columbia: Strains of marijuana consistently mislabelled
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Research conducted by members of the University of British Columbia and Dalhousie University in Canada has allowed scientists to paint a clearer picture of the evolutionary history and genetic organisation of cannabis. Jonathan Page, a University of... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Scolding your dog? You won't make it feel guiltyThis pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong,
Scolding your dog? You won't make it feel guilty
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
This pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong, right? Well, it turns out that dogs aren't capable of feeling guilt or shame after they do something bad. Instead, what many of us assume is a look of guilt or shame,... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Scolding your dog? You won't make it feel guiltyThis pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong,
Scolding your dog? You won't make it feel guilty
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 5 days ago
This pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong, right? Well, it turns out that dogs aren't capable of feeling guilt or shame after they do something bad. Instead, what many of us assume is a look of guilt or shame,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Scolding your dog? You won't make it feel guiltyThis pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong,
Scolding your dog? You won't make it feel guilty
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 days ago
This pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong, right? Well, it turns out that dogs aren't capable of feeling guilt or shame after they do something bad. Instead, what many of us assume is a look of guilt or shame,... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Scolding your dog? You won't make it feel guiltyThis pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong,
Scolding your dog? You won't make it feel guilty
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
This pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong, right? Well, it turns out that dogs aren't capable of feeling guilt or shame after they do something bad. Instead, what many of us assume is a look of guilt or shame,... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Scolding your dog? You won't make it feel guiltyThis pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong,
Scolding your dog? You won't make it feel guilty
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 5 days ago
This pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong, right? Well, it turns out that dogs aren't capable of feeling guilt or shame after they do something bad. Instead, what many of us assume is a look of guilt or shame,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Scolding your dog? You won't make it feel guiltyThis pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong,
Scolding your dog? You won't make it feel guilty
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 5 days ago
This pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong, right? Well, it turns out that dogs aren't capable of feeling guilt or shame after they do something bad. CountryStyle Photography Instead, what many of us assume is a... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel GuiltyThis pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong,
Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel Guilty
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 5 days ago
This pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong, right? Well, it turns out that dogs aren't capable of feeling guilt or shame after they do something bad. Instead, what many of us assume is a look of guilt or shame,... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel GuiltyThis pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong,
Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel Guilty
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 5 days ago
This pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong, right? Well, it turns out that dogs aren't capable of feeling guilt or shame after they do something bad. Instead, what many of us assume is a look of guilt or shame,... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel GuiltyThis pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong,
Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel Guilty
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 5 days ago
This pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong, right? Well, it turns out that dogs aren't capable of feeling guilt or shame after they do something bad. Instead, what many of us assume is a look of guilt or shame,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel GuiltyThis pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong,
Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel Guilty
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
This pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong, right? Well, it turns out that dogs aren't capable of feeling guilt or shame after they do something bad. Instead, what many of us assume is a look of guilt or shame,... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel GuiltyThis pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong,
Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel Guilty
KGTV San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
This pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong, right? Well, it turns out that dogs aren't capable of feeling guilt or shame after they do something bad. Instead, what many of us assume is a look of guilt or shame,... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel GuiltyThis pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong,
Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel Guilty
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 5 days ago
This pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong, right? Well, it turns out that dogs aren't capable of feeling guilt or shame after they do something bad. Instead, what many of us assume is a look of guilt or shame,... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel GuiltyThis pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong,
Scolding Your Dog Won't Make It Feel Guilty
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
This pooch's expression is most likely making you think it did something wrong, right? Well, it turns out that dogs aren't capable of feeling guilt or shame after they do something bad. Instead, what many of us assume is a look of guilt or shame,... Read more
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The Tyee
Maintaining Secrecy on UBC President's Resignation Is Bad PRUBC professor Peter Klein: 'Universities are not corporations.' When the Deepw
Maintaining Secrecy on UBC President's Resignation Is Bad PR
The Tyee / Posted 6 days ago
UBC professor Peter Klein: 'Universities are not corporations.' When the Deepwater Horizon spilled millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, BP's public relations flacks repeated the refrain "this was not our accident," pointing blame on... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Province needs to step in to shed light on departure of UBC presidentStudents arriving for classes at the University of British Columbia this fall w
Province needs to step in to shed light on departure of UBC president
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Students arriving for classes at the University of British Columbia this fall will find most things appear perfectly normal. But beneath its placid facade, the school will be trying to cope with the type of public-relations crisis that can cause... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Study: Food Intake Governed By Neuron Networks In today’s modern society, food serves not only as an energy source, but as a
Study: Food Intake Governed By Neuron Networks
Doctors Health Press / Posted 6 days ago
In today’s modern society, food serves not only as an energy source, but as a coping mechanism. Emotional eating or comfort feeding helps people manage stress and emotions. Unfortunately, this behavior... Read more
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Business Wire
New Blood Test for Colon Cancer Improves Colonoscopy Screening ResultsWASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canadian researchers have found a way to screen bl
New Blood Test for Colon Cancer Improves Colonoscopy Screening Results
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Canadian researchers have found a way to screen blood samples for molecular traces that indicate the presence of precancerous polyps in the colon, a key warning sign for colon cancer. Their results, published this week in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Science of SharingWith so much of his billions going into charity in recent years in a new model
The Science of Sharing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
With so much of his billions going into charity in recent years in a new model of philanthropy in Africa, the Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, is making a remarkable humanitarian act. The enervating atmosphere in Africa, from which... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Sexual orientation is much more complex than straight, gay or bisexualWhen asked about sexual orientation, most people typically identify the categor
Sexual orientation is much more complex than straight, gay or bisexual
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
When asked about sexual orientation, most people typically identify the categories: straight, gay and bisexual. We tend to place people into the straight category if they are in relationships with opposite-sex individuals, in the gay category if they... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Improved Family Functioning Reduces Intake of Sugary Foods Among Children: Study A mother’s perception of providing a functional family atmosphere may play a
Improved Family Functioning Reduces Intake of Sugary Foods Among Children: Study
Doctors Health Press / Posted 8 days ago
A mother’s perception of providing a functional family atmosphere may play a significant role in her child’s development of healthy eating habits, especially their... Read more
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The Sault Star
Make income equality election priority: MILLSLiberal leader Justin Trudeau is trying to position himself as the champion of
Make income equality election priority: MILLS
The Sault Star / Posted 9 days ago
Liberal leader Justin Trudeau is trying to position himself as the champion of Canada's middle class this federal election. He might have trouble finding it. Policies embraced enthusiastically by governments in this country and others have been... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Officials take a lenient approach to homeless people who call Stanley Park homeIt’s polite to call ahead before dropping in on someone’s home, but that courte
Officials take a lenient approach to homeless people who call Stanley Park home
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
It’s polite to call ahead before dropping in on someone’s home, but that courtesy isn’t really possible with the makeshift residence deep inside Stanley Park. So park ranger Chad Cowles calls out, asking if “Chris” is up for a chat with a Globe and... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Tomatoes One of the Top Triggers of Gout Attacks, Study Reveals Still getting painful flare-ups as a result of your gout? A recent study from
Tomatoes One of the Top Triggers of Gout Attacks, Study Reveals
Doctors Health Press / Posted 9 days ago
Still getting painful flare-ups as a result of your gout? A recent study from New Zealand’s University of Otago has found that tomatoes may be the cause. Gout is an extremely painful... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Are jellyfish going to take over the oceans? | Karl MathiesenLike a karmic device come to punish our planetary transgressions, jellyfish thr
Are jellyfish going to take over the oceans? | Karl Mathiesen
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
Like a karmic device come to punish our planetary transgressions, jellyfish thrive on the chaos humans create. Overfishing wipes out their competitors and predators; warmer water from climate change encourages the spread of some jellies; pollution... Read more
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Calgary Sun
PMO lawyer disagreed with Harper on Senate residency criteriaOTTAWA -- The former lawyer for the Prime Minister's Office says he was taken a
PMO lawyer disagreed with Harper on Senate residency criteria
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
OTTAWA -- The former lawyer for the Prime Minister's Office says he was taken aback when Stephen Harper insisted that owning $4,000 worth of property in a province was enough to qualify a person to represent it in the Senate. Benjamin Perrin began... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
Researchers Analyze Link Between Hot Chilli Peppers and Feeling Full A new study examines the link between hot chilli pepper receptors in the stom
Researchers Analyze Link Between Hot Chilli Peppers and Feeling Full
Doctors Health Press / Posted 10 days ago
A new study examines the link between hot chilli pepper receptors in the stomach and feeling full. The transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 (TRPV1) receptors are activated... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
He enjoys being a femmeMy Body is Yours: A Memoir by Michael V. Smith (Arsenal Pulp Press, $17.95) "I
He enjoys being a femme
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
My Body is Yours: A Memoir by Michael V. Smith (Arsenal Pulp Press, $17.95) "I spent the first 30 years of my life trying to disappear," writes Michael V. Smith in the first sentence of his memoir My Body is Yours, but by the end of the book readers... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Go Negosyo supports Harvard Conference 2015Cross-cultural interaction has never been as inevitable as it is nowadays. I am
Go Negosyo supports Harvard Conference 2015
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
Cross-cultural interaction has never been as inevitable as it is nowadays. I am blessed to have travelled the world by visiting several countries with my family. Aside from the peaceful vacations and beautiful places that I have visited, my most... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Two faculty associations push for UBC board chair’s resignationUBC was facing another difficult day on Wednesday, almost two weeks after the s
Two faculty associations push for UBC board chair’s resignation
The Globe and Mail / Posted 11 days ago
UBC was facing another difficult day on Wednesday, almost two weeks after the sudden resignation of president Arvind Gupta, as two faculty associations put pressure on the chair of the board of governors to step aside. In a letter to Angela Redish,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Counterfeiting improves fashion quality, study findsCounterfeit products have the power to stimulate innovation in the fashion indu
Counterfeiting improves fashion quality, study finds
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
Counterfeit products have the power to stimulate innovation in the fashion industry and benefit consumers, according to a new study published in Marketing Science, a journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New study compares effectiveness of tinzaparin and warfarin in patients with active cancer, recurrent VTEAmong patients with active cancer and acute symptomatic venous thromboembolism
New study compares effectiveness of tinzaparin and warfarin in patients with active cancer, recurrent VTE
News-Medical-Net / Posted 12 days ago
Among patients with active cancer and acute symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE; blood clots in the deep veins), the use of the low molecular-weight heparin tinzaparin daily for 6 months compared with warfarin did not significantly reduce... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
UBC chair denies infringing on professor's academic freedomThe chair of the board of governors at the University of British Columbia said
UBC chair denies infringing on professor's academic freedom
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
The chair of the board of governors at the University of British Columbia said he had no intention of trying to intimidate a professor publicly critical about the surprise resignation of the school’s president, as controversy deepens a divide among... Read more
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