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Discovery of two potential polar ring galaxies

‌New research suggests these stunning rare clusters might be more common than previously believed.
13-Sep-2023 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UM to expand health education, build new training space on Bannatyne campus

The University of Manitoba is excited to announce that, with support from donors and the provincial government, it will lead a transformational change to health education in Manitoba.
2-Aug-2023 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

International team reaches bedrock in Greenland, marking a significant milestone in climate change research

An international research team, led by Professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen of the University of Manitoba and University of Copenhagen, has reached a significant milestone by drilling through 2670 m of ice on the North Greenland Ice Stream and reaching...
26-Jul-2023 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UM-led study exposes barriers, safety concerns for medical cannabis use in Canada

A majority of Canadians who require medical cannabis are obtaining their products through the recreational market rather than the medical system, raising health and safety concerns, according to a massive new study led by a UM researcher.
3-Apr-2023 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hyperfast white dwarfs moving like billiard balls may change understanding of supernovae

“Understanding the origin of type Ia supernovae has been one of the highly debated questions in astrophysics,” explains Dr. Samar Safi-Harb, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Extreme...
18-May-2022 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Not just another fish tale: is there a difference between aging and getting old?

Some creatures don’t age in the same way that humans do, implying that getting old does not necessarily lead to declining health.
28-Jan-2022 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Recent UM research findings suggest gender bias remains in NSE professions across Canada

A UM research team recently co-published research that suggests gender bias continues to be a determining factor for those within the natural sciences and engineering (NSE) professions.
29-Sep-2021 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Canadian-Led International Study: Full-Dose Blood Thinners Benefit Moderately Ill COVID-19 Patients

The investigators discovered that in moderately ill patients full-dose heparin reduced the need for organ support compared to those who received lower-dose heparin.
4-Aug-2021 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Entomologist Gives Tips on Staying Safe During Tick Season

Now that the snow has finally melted and Manitobans are getting out an about, some are venturing into wooded or grassy areas. And that’s a problem. U of M entomologist Kateryn Rochon cautions that tick season is upon us, and we should be vigilant.
5-Apr-2017 4:10 PM EDT

Canadian TV Shows "Talk First, Shoot Later"

A Canadian expert on conflict resolution says one CBS drama series gets it right by having its characters "talk first and shoot later."
30-Nov-2009 12:20 PM EST

Canola Cantor Does Passover Rap

Dr. Michael Eskin, a world-renowned nutrition researcher and canola expert has a unique hobby. He's now also a rap singer. Passionate about his religion, Eskin has recorded a music CD about biblical stories for children, tying in nicely with his...
31-Mar-2009 2:30 PM EDT

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