August 16, 2019
Cleared corridors used to locate oil reserves were mostly undamaged and provided refuge for plants and insects as surrounding forest burned, ALES researcher finds.
August 13, 2019
Easy to make and convenient to use, petroleum-based plastics have no obvious alternative—but that’s slowly changing, say researchers.
August 12, 2019
New U of A research first to show that lodgepole pines release chemicals to warn related trees of threat and help them boost defences.
August 2, 2019
Products like Beyond Meat are making a big splash in the market and the media, but changing eating habits will take longer, study shows.
August 1, 2019
ALES Faculty ranked 33rd in the world for Agricultural Sciences. Engineering, MBA, agriculture, earth science and nursing programs among standouts in new subject rankings.
July 16, 2019
ALES researcher Leluo Guan's team has discovered series of genes that could help make cattle farming cheaper and more sustainable.
July 12, 2019
They may creep us out, but spiders in Alberta are mostly harmless to humans and helpful to the ecosystem, says U of A expert.
July 9, 2019
U of A project could inspire municipalities, landowners and Indigenous communities.
Renewable Resources professor Nadir Erbilgin comments in a story about the widespread destruction - an area twice the size of Scotland.
July 8, 2019
Restoring grasslands lost to encroaching coniferous forest over the last 100 years could reduce risk of high-intensity fires by half, new research suggests.