Virologists have found that an existing drug -- normally used in cancer therapies and the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome -- can inhibit the replication of human coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2.
A team of researchers has discovered a new marine conveyor belt that moves more than 2,000 metric tons of carbon into the Arctic deep sea every day -- the equivalent atmospheric CO2 as Iceland’s yearly emissions.
A new study, in which 3,200 adults were surveyed online, found that 61 per cent of respondents had heard of sepsis, but general knowledge of the symptoms, risk factors and prevention measures was low at roughly 32 per cent overall.
Researchers from Dalhousie University are working on the front lines of a worsening outbreak of Rift Valley Fever in Rwanda, where they hope to develop a more effective vaccine and better understand the mosquito-borne virus that can be lethal to livestock and people.
Building on the success of their 2018 NovaTRAC survey, the Dalhousie University Transportation Collaboratory (DalTRAC), in partnership with Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), are once again looking to understand residents’ travel behaviours and characteristics.
Researchers at Dalhousie University will use a novel breathing test that has been shown to detect early lung damage in children with lung disease years before traditional breathing tests to study the effect of vaping on lungs.
An international team of researchers has identified more than 12,000 genetic variants that influence height in a study that analyzed data from millions of people and opens the door for DNA to be used in predicting height more accurately.
Dalhousie announces a visionary gift to the Faculty of Dentistry that will improve care for special needs and pediatric patients, reduce wait times for dental surgeries and enhance training for dentistry students and residents.
Peter Tyedmers, a professor in Dalhousie University's School for Resource and Environmental Studies, worked with colleagues in Sweden to analyze the nutrient density and climate impacts of globally important sources of seafood from a broad range of fishery and aquaculture operations.