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.
UBC Okanagan researchers shine a light on 150-year old mystery
August 24, 2018The exact nature of how light interacts with matter has remained a mystery for close to 150 years. New research from UBC’s Okanagan campus may have uncovered the keys to one of the darkest secrets of light.
UBC researchers uncover new ways to reduce opioid abuse
August 3, 2018New research at UBC’s Okanagan campus, Harvard Medical School and the University of Texas is exploring the role nanotechnologies can play to reduce opioid abuse.