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New roster of ‘superstar’ research chairs reflects equity rules

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UBC team's fuel-efficient car takes 2nd place at California competition

A similar story appeared in Castanet.

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Mechanical engineers at UBC Okanagan working to develop better artificial heart valves

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UBC and McMaster researchers use plant cellulose for bone implants

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Heart valve a UBCO first

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UBC Okanagan develops groundbreaking synthetic heart valves

The story also appeared in The Province.

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Low-cost ‘cancer probe’ could spot deadly melanoma early

Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is diagnosed in more than 130,000 people globally every year. Now, work is being done on a tool to help in its early detection: a simple, compact laser probe that can distinguish between harmless moles and cancerous ones – in a matter of seconds.

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Low-cost skin-cancer detector developed by UBC researcher Social Sharing

The story also appeared on GlobalStar Vancouver and News 1130.

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Scientists brew cannabis using hacked beer yeast

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These students designed donation bins that don’t endanger lives

The article also appeared on MSN

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