University of Calgary

Affordable medicine plan goes global

An innovative plan to get new life-saving drugs into the hands of millions of people around the world who need medicines but can't afford the massive costs will be unveiled to key decision makers in London and Washington ...

Nov 14, 2008 5 / 5 (3) 0

T.rex 'followed its nose' while hunting

Although we know quite a bit about the lifestyle of dinosaur; where they lived, what they ate, how they walked, not much was known about their sense of smell, until now.

Oct 29, 2008 4.8 / 5 (16) 2

New comet discovered in Canada

Rob Cardinal was looking for an asteroid, but ended up finding a comet. It is the first time a comet has been discovered at the University of Calgary's Rothney Astrophysical Observatory, which is located about 35 kilometres ...

Oct 14, 2008 4 / 5 (12) 5

Quantum leap in hi-tech performance

For years, physicists have been heralding the revolutionary potential of using quantum mechanics to build a new generation of supercomputers, unbreakable codes, and ultra-fast and secure communication networks.

Sep 25, 2008 4.3 / 5 (21) 1

How buckyballs hurt cells

A new study into the potential health hazards of the revolutionary nano-sized particles known as ‘buckyballs’ predicts that the molecules are easily absorbed into animal cells, providing a possible explanation for how ...

May 27, 2008 4.5 / 5 (26) 0