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Dalhousie in the news
Media Highlight: Dalhousie researcher says warmer waters in Nova Scotia 'ocean hotspot' killing off kelp forests
July 18, 2016 12:00 PM
Karen Filbee-Dexter of Dalhousie says warmer waters are causing kelp to weaken and break, leaving blankets of algae turf where fronds measuring up to four metres used to stand. She says the steady loss of the kelp removes an important habitat for other species and has a cascading effect through the marine environment by contributing to a depletion of food sources for fish.
Media Highlight: Dalhousie researchers working to reduce growth of breast cancer tumours
July 13, 2016 12:00 PM
CTV News: Dalhousie researchers are trying to reduce the growth of breast cancer tumours, and the results are already significant. Over-the-counter medications, like Zantac, have showed signs of boosting anti-cancer immunity.
Media Highlight: Dalhousie program trains troops to disarm child soldiers without violence
July 11, 2016 12:00 PM
CBC: Fifteen Canadian veterans will spend the next few weeks in Halifax learning how to train others to prevent the recruitment of child soldiers. The program is being offered at Dalhousie University through the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative.
Recent Dal News stories
Profiles of Pride: Lara Lewis
July 22, 2016 8:30 AM
Lara Lewis, Fountain School of Performing Arts alum, speaks about the meaning of Pride as the university celebrates Dalhousie Pride Week.
Digital access at your fingertips
July 22, 2016 8:30 AM
Recent Dal Computer Science grad Kardam Tiwari wants you to forget your passwords — for good. His startup SWAP Innovations, which recently completed the LaunchPad Dal accelerator program, is developing a method for authenticating online transactions using fingerprints.
An investment in ocean education and literacy
July 21, 2016 5:00 PM
The Honourable Dominic Leblanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, was on campus Thursday to announce the Government of Canada's investment in Ocean School — a new educational initiative from Dalhousie University and the National Film Board aimed at increasing ocean literacy among Canadian youth.