New device encases delicate cells into protective microgels
May 8, 2019A new study from researchers at UBC Okanagan takes a big step towards making a device that can encapsulate cells much faster, cheaper and more effective.
‘Seeing the light’ behind radiation therapy Researchers have developed a system they say may improve the ability to maximize radiation doses to cancer tissues while minimizing exposure to healthy ones.
New heart valve aimed at high-risk patients
April 1, 2019Researchers at UBC have created the first-ever nanocomposite biomaterial heart-valve developed to reduce or eliminate complications related to heart transplants.
Inexpensive biosensor provides instant and accurate results
December 5, 2018Using a small and inexpensive biosensor, researchers have built a diagnostic tool that provides health care practitioners almost instant diagnosis of a bacterial infection.
Artificial anti-oxidant may be the next go-to supplement
September 19, 2018Researchers have discovered that an artificial anti-oxidant is up to 100 times more powerful than nature’s best and could help counteract everything.