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Weird science: Dogs have internal magnetic compass to guide pooping orientation

Cutting edge research<p>Many animals behave in ways that show that they can use the Earth's magnetic fields to guide themselves. The most common …

Magnetism

Lab animal use at UBC declined by 5 per cent in 2013

Print<p>Related<p>The number of animals used in scientific research at the University of B.C. dipped by almost five per cent in 2013 from the previous …

University of British Columbia

Stoicism: Practical Philosophy You Can Actually Use

When most people think of “philosophy,” their eyes glaze over. It’s the last thing they want, let alone something they need.<p>But this, as you already …

Artists

American Health Worker Exposed to Ebola Heads to Nebraska for Observation

An American health worker who experienced a high-risk exposure to the Ebola virus while in Sierra Leone is being sent to a Nebraska hospital for observation and possible treatment, hospital officials announced Saturday.<p>"This patient has been exposed to the virus but is not ill and is not …

Disease

The Simplest Way to Build More Muscle

Follow these rules to maximize your gains, starting today<p>Muscle growth is an incredibly complex process, including actions by as many as 70 genes and a list of hormones you'd need a graduate degree in endocrinology to fully understand. Your body simultaneously speeds up the mechanisms that …