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Flight of the hummingbird

Hummingbirds' remarkable ability to hover in place is highly contingent on the bird having a completely stationary visual field, according to UBC researchers.

Biocatalysis network looks to replace petrochemicals with green alternatives

UBC chemists part of new initiative aimed at upgrading the sustainability of Canada’s industrial sector.

Alan Turing: Beyond the code-breaker

From the Imitation Game to Turing Instability. UBC's Leah Edelstein-Keshet talks about Turing’s work on pattern and cell development.

UBC chemist named top young Canadian scientist

Mark MacLachlan has been awarded the 2014 Steacie Prize in the natural sciences, Canada’s top award for young scientists and engineers.

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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December 2014

Season's Greetings from UBC Science

Watch a brief video about the accomplishments of the past year at UBC Science and enjoy the holiday season.

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