Simon Fraser University

Tying our fate to molecular markings

(Phys.org)—A Simon Fraser University physicist has helped discover that understanding how a chemical mark on our DNA affects gene expression could be as useful to scientists as fingerprints are to police at a crime scene.

Oct 11, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Corals have evolved four lifestyles, study says

(Phys.org)—A new study by Simon Fraser University researchers will help scientists better understand and manage coral reef diversity by simplifying how to categorize coral species based on aspects of growth ...

Sep 28, 2012 5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast

Virus discovered in Cultus Lake sport fish

A Simon Fraser University fish-population statistician, working in collaboration with non-government organization scientists, has uncovered evidence of a potentially deadly virus in a freshwater sport fish ...

Jul 19, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Scientists engage Science in fisheries debate

Three Simon Fraser University scientists are engaging in a verbal battle with the federal government over its budget cuts and legislative changes in departments with environmental responsibilities, on a powerful stage.

Jun 21, 2012 5 / 5 (2) 1

Three keys to sockeye decline

(Phys.org) -- Competition with pink salmon in the open ocean could be an important factor in the long-term decline in abundance of sockeye salmon populations in the Fraser River, according to new research from Simon Fraser ...

May 18, 2012 not rated yet 0