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Tuesday, October 13, 2015
This developing technology has many potential uses, including the ability to stimulate the diaphragm in people with ALS who are suffering from respiratory problems due to the loss of the motor neurons and synaptic connections that innervate their breathing muscles.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Dalhousie University congratulates the Nova Scotia government on today’s announcement of the new business immigration streams: the Entrepreneur Stream and the Graduate Entrepreneur Stream.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Dr. Christine Chambers and her team at the Halifax-based Centre for Pediatric Pain Research, have partnered with YummyMummyClub.ca (YMC) on a year-long social media campaign called It Doesn’t Have to Hurt. The work is funded by a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
A Dalhousie University PhD candidate is fuelling the debate that culture—generally viewed as distinctly human—is also found in the animal kingdom. Mauricio Cantor's findings, published today in Nature Communications, suggest that culture is an important mechanism for structuring society in two clans of sperm whales.
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Recent Dal News stories

  • Construction, deconstruction, reconstruction
    October 13, 2015 8:30 AM
    How Social Work prof Carolyn Campbell, this year's recipient of Dal's top teaching award, helps students rethink their assumptions.
  • New Alumni Association president set for first Homecoming
    October 13, 2015 8:30 AM
    Five years removed from her degree (BMgmt'10), new Dalhousie Alumni Association President Courtney Larkin brings a fresh energy to her task of representing more than 125,000 alumni around the world.
  • Tigers Weekend Recap (Oct. 9‑11)
    October 13, 2015 12:00 AM
    This weekend the men's hockey team had their first regular season game against Saint Mary's University. The men's basketball team had two pre-season games in central Ontario vs. Waterloo and McMaster.

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