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Beckham family enjoy idyllic skiing holiday in Canada

Taking to his Instagram page, the former footballer, 41, shared a number of sweet snaps of his wife and kids taking the slopes in British Columbia, Canada - after jetting away from email hacking drama.

7 Perfect Days in British Columbia 

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Out.com

All the tips you need for a week-long journey in one of Canada’s most scenic destinations.

Canadian wine at the Vancouver winefest: wines from British Columbia

More Canadian wine at the Vancouver International Wine Festival. This tasting was a tour of British Columbia’s wine regions with a star panel ably led by Rhys Pender. Taking part were Michael Bartier of Bartier Bros, Nikki Callaway of Quail’s Gate, JAK Meyer of Meyer Family Vineyards, David Paterson of Tantalus and Chris Turyk of [...]

Yeast Found in Babies' Guts Increases Risk of Asthma

University of British Columbia microbiologists have found a yeast in the gut of new babies in Ecuador that appears to be a strong predictor that they will develop asthma in childhood. The new research furthers our understanding of the role microscopic organisms play in our overall health.

Yeast found in babies' guts increases risk of asthma

(University of British Columbia) University of British Columbia microbiologists have found a yeast in the gut of new babies in Ecuador that appears to be a strong predictor that they will develop asthma in childhood. The new research furthers our understanding of the role microscopic organisms play in our overall health.

Magnet-Powered Implant Releases Drugs in Controlled Fashion

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed an implantable device designed to release a drug when triggered by an external magnet. The amount of the drug that’s the implant ejects into the body can be controlled by using different strength magnets. Show More Summary

Whales use nested Russian-doll structure to protect nerve tissue during lunge dives

(University of British Columbia) Fin whales use two neatly packed levels of nested folds to protect the nerves along the floor of their mouth during lunge feeding, according to new research from University of British Columbia zoologists.

International students' concept of 'home' shapes post-graduation plans

How international university students think about home significantly influences their migration plans upon graduation, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia.

Does habitual drug use have a genetic, biochemical basis?

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Nature versus nurture is an age-old question about how human traits and personalities are formed. But is drug addiction a result of genetics, life events, or both? Researchers at the University of British Columbia have genetically engineered mice who don’t have the capacity to become addicted...

Tiny floating orbs let you sleep in the treetops

Treecations start at $175 per night If you’re sick and tired of being boxed in by a 325-square-foot hotel room, look no further than these handcrafted spherical treehouses available for nightly rental on British Columbia’s Victoria Island. Called...Show More Summary

The extraordinary life of Canada’s first pro surfer

When you think of Canadian surfing, one family comes to mind first: the Bruhwilers. Oldest brother Raph is noted as being Canada‘s first professional surfer. The Bruhwilers live an idyllic life in British Columbia, one that revolves around the forest and the ocean, captured in this mini-documentary. Show More Summary

Seismicity in British Columbia and hidden continent called Zealandia

(Geological Society of America) The science and information magazine of The Geological Society of America, GSA Today, now posts science and Groundwork articles ahead of print as well as publishing double issues where possible. This includes...Show More Summary

Tiny magnetic implant offers new drug delivery method

(University of British Columbia) University of British Columbia researchers have developed a magnetic drug implant -- the first of its kind in Canada -- that could offer an alternative for patients struggling with numerous pills or intravenous injections.

UBC scientists create mouse that resists cocaine's lure

(University of British Columbia) Scientists at the University of British Columbia have genetically engineered a mouse that resists addiction to cocaine.

5 luxury Winter experiences in Victoria, BC

British Columbia is the perfect destination for a winter weekend getaway. It’s small enough to manage in a short time period, but offers enough activities and delicacies that you end up having more choices than time. It’s one of those destinations that wins your heart and warrants multiple visits. Show More Summary

Welcome to British Columbia, where you ‘pay to play’

B.C. has become a Wild West of political donations. Critics worry it’s slowly eroding public confidence. The post Welcome to British Columbia, where you ‘pay to play’ appeared first on Macleans.ca.

Massey Tunnel Bridge Replacement Project Clears Environmental Hurdle

CBC reports, “The British Columbia government has granted an environmental assessment certificate for the 10-lane, $3.5-billion bridge project to replace the Massey Tunnel over the Fraser River. The post Massey Tunnel Bridge Replacement Project Clears Environmental Hurdle appeared first on Toll Roads News.

Skier survives 6 days lost in Canadian backcountry after ducking rope

A 35-year-old, unidentified skier is lucky to be alive after he ducked a rope at the Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, skied out-of-bounds and spent six nights alone and lost in the British Columbia backcountry. RELATED: Skiers lost inShow More Summary

Mysterious $5 Billion Biotech Moderna Hit With Legal Setback Related To Key Technology

British Columbia Supreme Court Justice Dev Dley this week granted a request from Arbutus Biopharma for a pre-trial injunction that prevents a tiny company called Acuitas from sublicensing Arbutus’ lipid nanoparticle delivery technology to Moderna until the end of October.

Digital photography could be a key factor in rural health care

(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) Photographs may lead to better treatment and care for patients in rural communities, a UBC Okanagan study shows.

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