One drop will do: UBC researchers develop simple new test for vitamin B12 deficiencyResearchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a novel method to test for vitamin B12 deficiency that is sensitive enough to work on anyone, including newborn babies and large swaths of the general population.
24 Hours: Vitamin test good news for vegetarians
One drop will do: UBC researchers develop simple new test for vitamin B12 deficiency
Fresh Food for Thought
The Globe and Mail: Future of B.C. farming in question as land policy changes
Globe and Mail: Campus eating beyond fast food or the meal plan
The Future of Food… Bugs?
Posted: October 17, 2014 | Keywords: entomophagyFor many of us here at UBC, bugs are considered creepy, crawly and even pests. However, this may not be the whole story. In fact, UBC Land and Food Systems Researcher Yasmin Akhtar says that bugs are sustainable, delicious and nutritious.
Borrowing the Farm
Posted: October 16, 2014 | Keywords:Young BC farmers who don’t own land and don’t have enough money to buy a farm are finding creative ways to get their hands on the acreage they need.