University of Alberta

Discovering oil at micro level

(PhysOrg.com) -- Getting trapped oil out of porous layers of sandstone and limestone is a tricky and costly operation for energy exploration companies the world over. But now, University of Alberta researchers ...

Nov 03, 2011 not rated yet 0

Using photons to manage data

Managing light to carry computer data, such as text, audio and video, is possible today with laser light beams that are guided along a fibre-optic cable. These waves consist of countless billions of photons, ...

Nov 02, 2011 3.9 / 5 (8) 0

Studying grizzly bears' picnic

Armed with a coffee grinder and a lot of questions, a University of Alberta graduate student is uncovering the mysteries of a humble root that is vital to grizzly bear survival.

Oct 17, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 0