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New KPU beekeeping program creates a buzz, Report

New KPU beekeeping program creates a buzz, Report

A new program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) in the Lower Mainland is hoping to create buzz in B.C.’s agriculture. The university will introduce B.C.’s first commercial beekeeping program in January, and by November 2016 its graduates will have the skills to work in, manage and grow existing beekeeping operations or establish and grow their own diversified cottage beekeeping business ... Read More »

Calgary Researchers look to banish baldness with stem cells

Calgary Researchers look to banish baldness with stem cells

Scientists from the University of Calgary say they now have the tools and base of information to move towards reversing hair loss. Jeff Biernaskie’s research findings, published this week in the scientific journal Developmental Cell, identify the existence of a skin (dermal) stem cell in adult hair follicles that may one day be targeted to stimulate new hair growth after ... Read More »