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Monday, January 16, 2017
A Dalhousie Medical School researcher has discovered that scar tissue, like that caused by a heart attack, can maintain electrical function in damaged regions of the heart. Until now, scars in the heart were thought to only disrupt the electrical activity needed for a normal heart beat.
Monday, January 9, 2017
Dalhousie's Ocean Tracking Network (OTN) has been awarded $11.4 million in funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) Major Science Initiatives Fund.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Canadians will pay more to put food on their tables in 2017, according to “Canada’s Food Price Report 2017.”
Monday, November 21, 2016
Dalhousie University congratulates fourth-year nursing student, Maike van Niekerk on being named a 2017 Rhodes Scholar.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Today Dalhousie University announced the creation of the ideaHUB, an advanced engineering incubator/accelerator space to enhance the educational experience and equip students with the creative and entrepreneurial skills they need for the future.
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Recent Dal News stories

  • Discussing Black Lives Matter and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    January 20, 2017 8:30 AM
    In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day this past Monday, the Black Student Advising Centre hosted a topical and engaging panel discussion on the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • A new‑look SUB, a more collaborative student hub
    January 20, 2017 8:30 AM
    Student and university leaders gathered Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the successful completion of renovations to Dal's Student Union Building, changes that make its spaces brighter, more comfortable and more welcoming than ever.
  • A special bond with a special Tigers fan
    January 20, 2017 8:30 AM
    After taking part in Special Tigers Day events for individuals with developmental disabilities, 16-year-old Scott Chaddock has become more than just the men’s hockey team’s biggest fan — he’s a friend, and an inspiration.

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