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October
2020
| 11:24 America/Tegucigalpa

Treading carefully: Chickadees slow to return to feeders while predators are nearby

A new study at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden shows that chickadees are very sensitive to predator cues in the environment.

By KATIE WILLIS Chickadees will change their feeding behaviour if they think predators are
27
October
2020
| 08:24 America/Tegucigalpa

Study identifies biomarkers that could be used in a quick, inexpensive COVID-19 blood screening tool

How COVID-19 affects concentration of certain metabolites could also pinpoint who is most at-risk of death and even lead to a secondary therapy that could improve disease outcomes.

By MICHAEL BROWN The concentration of specific metabolites in the blood could act as the
27
October
2020
| 08:05 America/Tegucigalpa

Low quantity and quality of muscle predicts poor outcomes in colon cancer surgery

New study suggests interventions to help patients build muscle before surgery may improve their outcomes.

Carla Prado’s lab created this video explaining need-to-know facts about the impact of nutrition on
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October
2020
| 07:37 America/Tegucigalpa

Yellowhead Tribal College, University of Alberta collaborate to co-deliver Indigenous Community Industry Relations Certificate

Continuing education certificate program gives students knowledge, skills and attitudes to foster better relationships among government, industry and Indigenous communities.

By BEV BETKOWSKI A new partnership is being celebrated by the University of Alberta and