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Thursday, April 5, 2018
An innovative study conducted by a researcher from Dalhousie University has compared anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from fisheries to those from agriculture and livestock production on a national level, and looked at changes in emissions from fisheries over time.
Media Centre  –  News
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
A study out of Dalhousie University has discovered that consumer trust in their grocery stores has fallen since allegations emerged that many of the chains worked together to keep bread prices high.
Media Centre  –  News
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
A revolutionary new study led by Dr. David Anderson, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, and Dr. Michael Dunbar, a professor in the Department of Surgery, has determined that Bayer Aspirin is just as effective in preventing blood clots following joint replacement surgeries as rivaroxaban, a costly anti-coagulant commonly used in Canada.
Media Centre  –  News
Friday, February 23, 2018
Humans have been fishing for at least 42,000 years, and for the first time ever, its global footprint can be tracked from space.
Media Centre  –  News
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
The 2017 Invictus Games are being held this week in Toronto, and will see more than 550 ill, injured, and wounded service members participate in 12 adaptive sports. These games use the power of sport to inspire, support, and rehabilitate, and two researchers at Dalhousie are hoping to learn more about the scale of its impact.
Media Centre  –  Science
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Better Nights, Better Days is an online step-by-step program for parents of children with insomnia. It includes built-in tools and supports designed by our sleep experts and backed by science. The program, led by Dalhousie researcher Dr. Penny Corkum is designed to empower parents to help their children to sleep better.
Media Centre  –  Research, News
Thursday, July 27, 2017
According to the World Health Organization, suicide claims one life every 45 seconds. Given the wide-reaching personal and societal costs of suicide, identifying the contributing factors is critical.
Media Centre  –  Health
Thursday, July 6, 2017
In order to learn more about the future of work for young people, Dalhousie researcher Lynn Shaw, an Assistant Dean in the University’s Faculty of Health, has studied how we talk about work in songs.
Monday, May 8, 2017
In a paper recently published in Nature Human Behaviour, Dalhousie University’s Françoise Baylis, Canada Research Chair in Bioethics and Philosophy, discusses the ethical concerns behind germline genetic modification.
Media Centre  –  News
Monday, April 10, 2017
Researchers from Dalhousie University and Uppsala University in Sweden have collaborated on a new study identifying genetic differences between spring and fall spawning herring in the Northwest Atlantic.
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