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Research News

  • 2016 iGem students from the Synthetic Biology Club
    Thursday, February 9, 2017
    The MRSA bacteria strain is known to health professionals as a super bug. It’s a big problem in North American hospitals and is resistant to even the strongest antibiotics. Students in the Synthetic Biology Club at the University of Northern British Columbia... more
  • Russ Callaghan
    Friday, January 20, 2017
    A new study from the Northern Medical Program (NMP) has found that tobacco-related illnesses accounted for a surprisingly large number of deaths among individuals diagnosed with alcohol- and drug-use disorders. People hospitalized with alcohol- or drug-use disorders were at... more
  • CDI Housing Study
    Friday, November 18, 2016
    The Northern B.C. Housing Study has found that population growth will continue to be volatile and highly dependent on the state of the resource sector and that the seniors population in Northern B.C. will increase significantly over the next two decades. The... more