Science

Science

Dr. Amir Ardestani-Jaafari sits at a table with a chessboard
How do we make life-saving decisions when everything goes wrong?
James Lim standing in a lab
A UBC research team is helping to bring new hope to children battling hard-to-treat cancers.
Lynx walking through snowy forest
The "anthropause" offered a rare opportunity to learn about human-wildlife interactions.
Two women with face masks on working in a lab
UBC is adding new spaces over six years in technology-related programs.
Bison standing on grass
Canada is wasting scarce resources conserving species that are not endangered elsewhere.
Fingers holding chip technology with blue and red dots and lines
Organ model technologies can help address the challenges of drug development.
Two students with backpacks talk in front of wall
Builders are searching for available, strong materials to make next-generation cement.
Cherry blossom trees in full bloom on UBC's Vancouver campus
Co-led by a UBC researcher, a global competition is tapping into the power of citizen science.
A mushroom
UBC’s Dr. Mary Berbee discusses how to find edible mushrooms — and avoid poisonous ones.
Diver underwater
Dr. Phil Ainslie and his team dive into research related to human performance and survival.
Dr. Yasmine Abdin (right) and her collaborators in lab wear at UBC.
A new process developed at UBC to make lightweight electric cars is steering closer to reality.
Blue star with dark and light sides
A two-faced star has been identified by astronomers in a first for its kind.
Illustration of the upper half of the human body, with colourful diagrams showing brain and the stomach
The human gut contains more nerve cells than the spinal cord and exerts influence on the brain.
Tanya Bennet, a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering, uses a pipet while working on the development of an in vitro model of the injured spinal cord
Serious disorders affecting the brain and nervous system can be complex to treat.
Professor Guangyu Wang standing in a forest, looking up at the trees
Connecting with nature, particularly in forests, can benefit our mental and physical health.
Illustration of a baby crawling, with symbols representing DNA and genes by the baby's brain

Unravelling the mysteries of gene expression in early brain development.

Dr. Mohammad Arjmand in a lab
A UBCO prof and his team are exploring solutions to the world’s obsession with plastics.
Two scientists in lab coats look at machine with large tubes
“Think Brita filter, but a thousand times better.”
Illustration of plants and animals on land and underwater
A survey of body sizes of all Earth’s living organisms uncovered an unexpected pattern.
Woman holding her hand up to a holographic brain
Research from the UBC Faculty of Medicine could stop the disease in its tracks.