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Rats can cause health threats to poultry, humans: Study  Jan 18, 9:44 am
Washington D.C., Jan. 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed that rats can absorb disease agents from their local environment and spread them.
Seabird populations dropped by 70 percent since 1950s: Research  Jul 12, 10:35 am
Washington, July 12 (ANI): The 70 percent drop in the seabird's population since 1950 is a stark indication that the marine ecosystems are not doing well, says the UBC research.
Want to reduce stress? Stop checking emails so frequently!  Jan 12, 1:17 pm
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new study has found that cutting back on frequency of checking your email can help reduce stress.
Easy going CEOs do better than their uptight counterparts  Dec 12, 5:40 pm
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): It turns out that CEO's who have a happy-go-lucky attitude and are optimistic do better for their companies, says a new study.
Taking antibiotics at early age could strengthen immunity   Aug 19, 9:52 am
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): A new study has claimed that consumption of antibiotics in early life can increase human body's long-term defense against specific diseases.
A man's height could be the reason for 'depression'  Jul 24, 6:19 pm
London, July 24 (ANI): A new study has found that men who are either too short or too tall, are so bothered about 'how tall they were' that it could even lead to depression.
Now, camera that can see around the corner  Jun 18, 5:28 pm
London, June 18 (ANI): University of Bonn and University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada) researchers have created a new camera that can see around the corner without using a mirror.
Anna Hazare awarded inaugural Allard Prize for International Integrity in Canada  Sep 30, 4:29 pm
Vancouver, Sept. 30 (ANI): The University of British Columbia's Faculty of Law at Allard Hall presented Anna Hazare with the inaugural Allard Prize for International Integrity here, where India's social activist said that he hopes that the recognition will make his movement an example for the generations to come.
Why forbidden fruit is hard to resist  Jun 6, 2:01 pm
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new study from the University of British Columbia has shed light on how people become obsessed with forbidden pleasures.
High doses of statins could damage kidney   Mar 20, 2:43 pm
London, March 20 (ANI): Statins that are taken daily by millions of people to control cholesterol could dramatically increase the risk of kidney damage, researchers have warned.
Both 'round' and 'shaped' implants yield good results in breast reconstruction  Mar 1, 4:34 pm
Washington, March 1 (ANI): For women undergoing breast reconstruction using implants, most patient-reported outcomes are similar with two different shapes of silicone gel-filled implants: conventional round implants and anatomical "shaped" implants, according to a study
Volunteer adolescents have healthier hearts, finds research  Feb 26, 4:30 pm
London, Feb. 26 (ANI): Giving back through volunteering is good for the human heart, researchers at the University of British Columbia have found.
Why 'food porn' holds no allure when we're satiated  Jan 29, 12:03 pm
London, January 29 (ANI): Researchers from the University of British Columbia have shed light on why enticing pictures of food affect us less when we're full.
Bullying managers likelier to succeed   Dec 24, 12:26 pm
London, December 24 (ANI): Aggressive, bullying managers are more likely to rise to the top because people are impressed by their dominance, according to a new study.
People with prestige and dominance more preferred as leaders  Dec 20, 2:02 pm
Washington, December 20(ANI): Finding the next Barack Obama or Warren Buffett might be as simple as looking at who attracts the most eyes in a crowd, according to a new University of British Columbia study.
High insulin could make you fat  Dec 5, 2:43 pm
Washington, December 5 (ANI): Obesity may develop when we eat too much, as a result of chronically high insulin levels, not the other way around.
Maternal depression can delay language development in babies  Oct 9, 10:03 am
Washington, October 9 (ANI): Depression during pregnancy can alter a crucial period of language development in babies, according to a new study.
Fish getting smaller as oceans become warmer  Oct 1, 1:17 pm
London, October 1 (ANI): A new study has warned that changes in ocean and climate systems could lead to smaller fish.
Global Oceans score 60 out of 100 in new health index  Aug 16, 3:49 pm
Washington, August 16 (ANI): A team of international scientists, including fisheries researchers at the University of British Columbia undertook the first global quantitative assessment of ocean health and created a new Ocean Health Index.
Fear of office politics may increase likelihood of being rejected  Aug 1, 11:53 am
Washington, August 1 (ANI): Employees who worry about workplace rejection or sabotage can end up bringing it upon themselves, say researchers.
Severe flu doubles risk of Parkinson's  Jul 21, 10:15 am
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Severe influenza increases by two fold the odds that a person will develop Parkinson's disease later in life, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Giving makes young children happier than when receiving  Jun 20, 12:37 pm
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Children, even toddlers, are actually happier giving than receiving, according to a new study co-authored by three psychologists at the University of British Columbia.
H1N1 discovery could lead to development of universal flu vaccines  May 8, 4:26 pm
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Researchers at the University of British Columbia have found a potential way to develop universal flu vaccines and eliminate the need for seasonal flu vaccinations.
Bullying in cyberworld differs from that in school  Apr 14, 5:06 pm
Washington, April 14 (ANI): The dynamics of online bullying are different from traditional bullying, a University of British Columbia research has found.
Photo of Muslim woman 'wearing burqa, holding bra' sparks outrage at Canada Varsity   Apr 14, 2:58 pm
Ottawa, April 14 (ANI): A Muslim student in the University of British Columbia, Canada, has been slammed by her peers for displaying a provocative photograph of a woman wearing a niqab and holding up a bra.