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Skewed research results led to lack of access to mammography for women in their 40s, say researchers

An influential breast cancer screening trial was not randomized properly and should be withdrawn, new evidence shows.

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Smart sound system could relieve anxiety for ICU patients

Researchers are using AI to create customized soundscapes that could help patients relax and sleep better while in intensive care.

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Leading researchers team up to bring promising chemotherapy treatment to human trials

After a rejected patent application nearly derailed years of research, the new drug is now in clinical trials thanks to timely support from two top experts.

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Research Highlights


Energy channelled by space weather favours the north, new study shows


U of A researchers discover one of our cellular building blocks acts as a gel, not liquid as previously believed

U of A oncology researcher John Mackey (left) and cell biologist Luc Berthiaume

Target of new cancer treatment valid for breast as well as blood cancers: study

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Impact & Initiatives

Michael Lounsbury

Pilot program aims to give high schoolers a head start on becoming entrepreneurs


Canadian-led project saves lives in Somalia through innovative solar-powered oxygen system


U of A’s innovative wheat-breeding program gets $2M funding boost

Statements & Advisories

U of A condemns sexual violence, strives for culture of care and consent

News Release: Nine Alberta post-secondary institutions enhance safety measures

University back-to-school story ideas for a fall term unlike any other

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