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John, Paul and Jason: How a Dal mathematician is helping sort out Beatles songwriting disputes

John, Paul and Jason: How a Dal mathematician is helping sort out Beatles songwriting disputes

For years, Jason Brown has been using mathematical theory to unlock the secrets of the Beatles. His latest project, a collaboration with researchers from Harvard, is generating headlines around the world as it seeks to settle debates that fans have been arguing for decades.  Read more.

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Catherine L. Mah
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Research shows that guaranteed basic income programs spur economies and improve mental and physical health. That's why Ontario's decision to scrap the province's pilot project is such a bad idea, writes Catherine Mah of Dalhousie's School of Health Administration.
Jean-Philippe Pignol and Nienke Hoekstra
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
New research from Dal's Nienke Hoekstra and Jean-Philippe Pignol reveals the risks of lung cancer after breast cancer radiotherapy and identifies the best treatment to reduce these risks.
Michele Charlton
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
For many people, California’s scenic vineyards are a dream vacation destination. For postdoc Zoë Migicovsky, they are an ideal spot to learn more about grapevine genetics, with the hopes of finding ways to grow grapes in a wider range of climates.

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Nikki Beauchamp
Thursday, July 26, 2018
When Darren Porter obtained his commercial weir license eight years ago and set up shop in Bramber, Nova Scotia, he never thought he’d be at the centre of an international shark-tracking effort through the Dal-based Ocean Tracking Network.
Michele Charlton
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Researchers from Dalhousie University, Global Fishing Watch and SkyTruth have mapped hot spots where fish catch is transferred between ships at sea — a groundbreaking new study with global implications for conservation and preventing illegal activity.
Riley Schnurr and Tony Robert Walker
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Fast-food restaurants and coffee shops are banishing the straw. While it may seem like a small measure, your pessimism isn't justified, write Dal researchers Riley Schnurr and Tony Walker.
Brittany Kraus
Monday, July 23, 2018
Phillip Joy's research focuses on how narratives and images around sexuality, heteronormativity and body image can influence nutritional choices that gay men make and affect their access to adequate health care and educational supports.
Michele Charlton
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Dalhousie researchers Rob Jamieson (Department of Civil and Resource Engineering) and Alison Thompson (Department of Chemistry) have received $3.3 million dollars from the Government of Canada to develop the skills needed to take research from idea to application.