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Predator reduction

Global declines in carnivore populations could embolden plant eaters to increasingly dine on succulent vegetation, driving losses in plant and tree biodiversity.

New Science CRCs appointed

Eight new Canada Research Chairs have been appointed and one renewed at the UBC Faculty of Science.

A bee in their bonnet

Beekeepers have launched a lawsuit against the makers of neonicotinoid pesticides. But do they have a case? Biochemist Leonard Foster explains.

Fish migrating to colder waters

Changing temperatures will drive more fish into the Arctic and Antarctic waters in the next few decades, UBC researchers say.

Starfish murder mystery

A condition referred to as sea star wasting syndrome is decimating sea star colonies from British Columbia to California. What might be causing it?

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November 13, 2014

Pure Beauty: Science and Your Inner Artist

Can art help the public to better understand science? How concerned should scientists be about public outreach? Find out this November.

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