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Self-awareness key to helping kids cope with back-to-school stress, says education expert

Understanding how our bodies respond to anxiety and stress helps us stay grounded, according to a U of A professor who offers tips for parents and teachers.

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Geothermal energy could be generated from captured CO2, study shows

Discovery that the technology is viable moves it a step closer to becoming part of a low-carbon economy, says researcher.

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AI-based method speeds discovery of materials that harvest electricity from wasted heat

New materials could harness energy from cellphones or body heat, and make solar and geothermal power generation more efficient.

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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

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

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

Institutional Statement About China Relations

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