Simon Fraser University (commonly referred to as SFU) is a Canadian public research university in British Columbia with its main campus on Burnaby Mountain in Burnaby, and satellite campuses in Vancouver and Surrey.
Lousy sockeye are lousy competitors
Recently published research indicates that juvenile Fraser River sockeye salmon that are highly infected with sea lice are 20 per cent less successful at consuming food than their lightly infected counterparts. Sean Godwin, ...
Scientists develop first effective and affordable bedbug bait and trap
The world owes a debt of gratitude to Simon Fraser University biologist Regine Gries. Her arms have provided a blood meal for more than a thousand bedbugs each week for five years while she and her husband, biology professor ...
New algorithm a Christmas gift to 3-D printing—and the environment
Just in time for Christmas, Simon Fraser University computing science professor Richard Zhang reveals how to print a 3D Christmas tree efficiently and with zero material waste, using the world's first algorithm for automatically ...
Genetic study sheds light on how mosquitoes transmit malaria
An international research team, including researchers from Simon Fraser University, has determined the genetic sequencing of 16 mosquitoes (Anopheles genus)—the sole carriers of human malaria—providing new insight into ...
Home-based, rather than public, chargers are key to increasing electric vehicles' popularity
A Simon Fraser University Faculty of Environment researcher says a new study he conducted with graduate students has important implications for governments with limited budgets to support the electric vehicle market.
Study recommends closing the high seas to fishing
Simon Fraser University biologist Isabelle Côté has co-authored a new study that finds little would be lost by eliminating high seas fishing.
Fossil palm beetles 'hindcast' 50-million-year-old winters
(Phys.org) —Fifty-million-year-old fossil beetles that fed only on palm seeds are giving Simon Fraser University biologists Bruce Archibald and Rolf Mathewes new information about ancient climates.
Orangutans take the logging road
A new discovery by a Simon Fraser University doctoral student in the School of Resource and Environmental Management, published in Oryx, demonstrates that orangutans may be even more adaptable than he first thought.
Star Trekish, rafting scientists make bold discovery on Fraser River
A Simon Fraser University-led research team studying river flow in bedrock canyons for the first time has discovered that previous conceptions of flow and incision in bedrock-rivers are wrong.
Employees open about religion in the workplace more satisfied
New research from Simon Fraser University's Beedie School of Business indicates that organizations could benefit by encouraging employees to talk about their religion in the workplace.