Using his knowledge of how genes are organized and repaired in human cells, Dr. Graham Dellaire, Dalhousie Medical School's Cameron Research Scientist in Cancer Biology, has developed a technique that could make gene therapy ...
Nanoscience is the study of materials that measure at the scale of one-billionth of a metre in length. While "tiny" is the very nature of this scientific field, nanoscience is a huge force behind modern day technology and ...
The fossils of marine species that went extinct millions of years ago are offering insight into species that may be at risk for extinction today, as well as "hotspots" where that extinction risk may be even greater.
Dalhousie chemistry researcher and Royal Society of Canada Fellow Dr. Mary Anne White led a team of researchers to new discoveries about boron (B), the fifth element in the periodic table.
(Phys.org) —The midterm report card on global biodiversity targets is in—and the grades are not good.
(Phys.org) -- Its a ravenous predator, leaving a path of destruction in its wake. But unlike many ocean predators that struggle in an aquarium setting, this one has only been found in captivity. Until now.
Once rich forests of willowy kelp that stretch along Nova Scotia's coast have been decimated by warming water temperatures, says a marine biologist who warns that the loss could harm other species that rely on them for food.
A bottle of Alexander Keith's beer has been keeping Dal Engineering prof Andrew MacIntosh busy at work this week.
A Dalhousie University PhD candidate in biology is fuelling the debate that culture—generally viewed as distinctly human—is also found in the animal kingdom.
Today's companies that train diabetic alert dogs and place them with families have experienced a high rate of success, but there's a catch—nobody knows how the dogs are doing it. That's where Catherine Reeve comes in.