University of Calgary

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