1. Jens Walter

    Modern sanitation may reduce bacterial diversity in our gastrointestinal tract

    While sanitation reduces the spread of pathogens, study suggests it also reduces the transmission of potentially beneficial gut bacteria

  2. David Olefeldt

    Thawing that abets climate change will occur over decades and centuries

    Researchers predict gradual, prolonged release of greenhouse gases from thawing permafrost

  3. Benoit Gendreau-Berthiaume

    ALES PhD grad to embark on 4-month cross-country canoe trip with wife and five-year old son

    Family hopes to inspire others to discover Canada’s natural beauty

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In the News

  1. Carcass data important for seedstock research

    Postdoctoral Fellow John Crowley provides comment in an article that discusses how access to carcass data as well as other production information through the Beef InfoXchange System will be an invaluable tool for cattle breeders, geneticists and beef researchers in their efforts to build a better beef animal.

  2. How the guts of remote Amazon dwellers are different than ours

    Despite the advantages of our western health system, including ready access to clean water and medicine, a new study suggests we have lost something along the road to modernization.

  3. Lemon tart takes the cake at Mission ImPULSEible student competition

    Three U of A food science students created the winning “Peamon” tart using four varieties of beans for the crust for their dessert. They also created “Peggs,” a protein binder made out of peas, as a substitute for the eggs in the filling of their tart. The tart is a gluten- and egg-free product, and also has fewer calories, sugar and fat than a traditional lemon tart. And it contains dietary fibre and nutritional protein. The competition is in celebration of “the Year of the Pulse”.

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