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Posted Wed, 02/06/2013 - 14:56 in Science

Paul Bentzen in Dal's Marine Gene Probe Lab (MGPL), where much of the DNA database research happened.

Scientists develop Atlantic fish DNA database with possible conservation and seafood fraud implications

Dal’s Paul Bentzen and colleagues have developed a publicly available DNA database to identify all fish commonly encountered in the ocean off Atlantic Canada. This database could impact ocean ...  Read more

Posted Wed, 02/06/2013 - 13:56 in Agriculture

Influence of freezing and thawing on soil biology and nutrient cycling

Canadians know winter… but not all of its impacts on the environment Understanding how winter impacts the environment is particularly important in evaluating the potential impacts of climate change....  Read more

Posted Wed, 01/30/2013 - 15:10 in Health

An eye exam is performed at Dalhousie's CLSA site.

Dalhousie part of national aging study that will follow thousands of Nova Scotians

Dalhousie University is participating in a Canada-wide study that will offer new insights into how to age well.   Read more

Posted Mon, 01/28/2013 - 14:52 in Business

Standing in front of a team's visualization of online conversation

Experts@dal spotlight: Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd

Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd is an assistant professor in the School of Information Management and director of the Dalhousie Social Media Lab. In this video, Anatoliy shares insight on why it's important ...  Read more

Posted Sun, 01/27/2013 - 15:49 in Business

Assistant Professor Mary Kilfoil works with students in a Starting Lean classroom

Students bring business ideas to market with Starting Lean course

Students from several faculties have a chance to bring their business ideas to life with a new course offered in the Rowe School of Business.  Read more

Posted Thu, 01/17/2013 - 13:57 in Health

Dalhousie Medical School researchers publish two of the top five cancer research papers in Canada

Two Dalhousie Medical School researchers, Drs. Drew Leidal and Kyle Phipps, were recently awarded the Canadian Institute of Health Research’s Institute for Cancer Research (ICR) Publication Pr...  Read more

Posted Thu, 01/03/2013 - 09:00 in Science

The Andromeda galaxy is pictured on the cover of Nature (January 2, 2013)

Astrophysicists make stellar discovery about galaxies far, far away

Together with an international team of astrophysicists, Dal's Scott Chapman has shed new light on how galaxies formed in the early universe. The discovery suggests that the current model for gal...  Read more

Posted Thu, 12/13/2012 - 14:39 in Agriculture

Make sure you think twice before surprising a loved one with a furry friend for Christmas.

They may be cute, but pets are risky holiday gifts

Dr. Lori Parsons, assistant professor and director of the Faculty of Agriculture’s Veterinary Technology program, recommends gift-givers think twice before purchasing animals as Christmas presents.   Read more

Posted Thu, 12/06/2012 - 09:37 in Science

Microscopic indigestion caught in the act

The Archibald Lab at Dalhousie led a team of researchers from across the globe that decoded the genetic blueprints of two tiny organisms, shedding light on a major feat of evolution.  Read more

Posted Mon, 12/03/2012 - 09:15 in Politics

Dal researchers and Roméo Dallaire Child Soliders Initiative return from Central Africa on Congo border

Dr. Shelley Whitman, director of The Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative at Dalhousie, and Tanya Zayed, deputy director, were recently in Musanze, Rwanda; one hour northeast of Goma, Democratic ...  Read more

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