News

  1. Habibur Rahman

    New hybrid canola cultivar offers double resistance to clubroot

    First of its kind, product is available to farmers this season

  2. Julia Petrov

    Weddings expose our rising devotion to consumption

    New exhibit traces 100-year shift from simple ritual to spectacle

  3. Daniel Neuman

    ALES students endorse international learning experiences

    Stints volunteering, job shadowing deepened understanding and developed contacts

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In the News

  1. Why the pee of this animal smells like hot buttered popcorn

    National Geographic - U of A naturalist John Acorn comments on the citronella ant, a species that defends itself by spraying formic acid at would-be predators. Formic acid tastes and smells like citric acid, giving rise to a fresh, lemony scent.

  2. Improved Gut Health Offers Potential for Reduced Dependence on Antibiotics

    Farmscape - Ben Willing, Canada Research Chair in Microbiology of Nutrigenomics, says the presence of certain microbes in the gut has been associated with resistance to infections and a healthy barrier prevents pathogenic organisms from attaching and doing damage.

  3. Swine study tackles next health frontier

    Alberta Farmer - Porcine health management represents a tremendous opportunity for the application of innovative genomic tools, ALES professor and genomics expert Michael Dyck said at the 2016 Banff Pork Seminar.

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