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Prehistoric hunters on the cutting edge

  Posted on: January 23, 2014

In the life of a Paleolithic hunter from over 250,000 years ago, the ability to take down prey from a distance would have been a vast improvement over confronting a dangerous animal at close quarters. New research by Dr. Karl Hutchings and colleagues finds evidence that these early hunters developed the technology to do so far earlier than first thought.

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Mistletoe’s hidden secret

  Posted on: December 10, 2013

The dwarf mistletoe is a parasite attacking pine trees. TRU researchers have unlocked some of the mistletoe’s secrets.

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RUCBC speech

  Posted on: December 7, 2013

Why do research-intensive universities matter? Learn more from the Research Universities’ Council of British Columbia.

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Inspiration at Every Turn

  Posted on: December 4, 2013

Nina Johnson’s creative writing students often complain of writer’s block. In a new research project, Johnson hopes to help them past the block with a unique mindfulness exercise: the finger labyrinth.

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Ice caves and drug discovery

  Posted on: September 24, 2013

Listen to Dr. Ann Cheeptham’s September 24 interview on CBC Radio about cave microbes and drug discovery, and watch her on Global’s 16×9 September 28 in the Ice Caves feature.

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Experiential Learning Series

  Posted on: September 12, 2013

Learn more how to improve the learning experience during the Experiential Learning Series. Role playing, bringing the library into the lab, and open access to publishing are among the scheduled presentations.

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Curious to the Core

Natascha Hedrich

  Posted on: August 15, 2013

If you’re a particle physicist, visiting the Large Hadron Collider is like playing for the Stanley Cup.

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