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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

  • Researchers find that electrical function may be restored in damaged heart tissue
    January 18, 2017 8:30 AM
    Dalhousie Medical School's Dr. Alex Quinn has found that electrical connections between scar tissue and healthy tissue occur in the heart — a discovery that could have significant implications for rehabilitating people with heart damage.
  • "Iconic" Dragons' Den success for brewing startup
    January 18, 2017 8:30 AM
    A big win on Dragons' Den is the latest in growing series of successes for Iconic Brewing, a beverage company founded by Dal alumni with roots in the university's Starting Lean class.
  • Making the most of first year
    January 18, 2017 8:30 AM
    This fall, Dal launched a new initiative to help students transition to university: First-Year Interest Groups that connect students who share similar academic interests. We spoke with some of the organizers and students involved in this fall's cohort about their experiences.

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