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Daphnia magna, a species of water flea, adapted to become better able to survive exposure to ultraviolet-filtering chemicals found in sunscreen, according to a three-month study that looked at five generations of the fleas. (Photo: Supplied)
Science and Technology, Research

Long-term study shows water fleas adapt to sunscreen ingredients

New research provides a fuller picture than previous short-term studies showing harmful effects on sensitive freshwater invertebrates.

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Nursing and petroleum engineering at the University of Alberta rank top in Canada in their subject areas, according to the latest QS subject rankings. The institution as a whole climbed 16 spots to rank fourth in Canada and 110th internationally. (Photo: Laughing Dog Photography)
Society and Culture

U of A leads the nation in nursing and petroleum engineering based on latest QS subject rankings

Eighteen subjects rank among Top 100 in the world, highlighting the institution’s continued excellence at an international level.

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(From left) Padma Kaul with research team members Sunil Kalmady Vasu, Nariman Sepehrvand and Weijie Sun. The team developed a machine learning program that can accurately predict a patient’s risk of death within a month, a year and five years based on results from routine hospital tests. (Photo: Supplied)
Research, Health And Wellness

Machine learning programs predict risk of death based on results from routine hospital tests

Computer analysis can help the health-care system “learn” by providing information vital to improving care, says researcher.

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Training more new doctors in Alberta

University of Alberta Partners with Tennis Canada and Rogers to Bring Year-Round Tennis to Edmonton

From the President's Desk: Update on building the next University Strategic Plan

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