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Dalhousie University (commonly known as Dal) is a public research university in Nova Scotia, Canada, with three campuses in Halifax, a fourth in Bible Hill, and medical teaching facilities in Saint John, New Brunswick

Using machine learning to predict short-term disease progression

By 2100, 96% of the global population may not have sufficient access to omega-3 fatty acid

By 2100, 96% of the global population may not have sufficient access to a naturally occurring essential brain-building omega-3 fatty acid, according to a study in the journal Ambio. Global warming may reduce the availability of Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), the most abundant fatty acid found in mammalian brains, which has a crucial role in processes such

By 2100, 96% of the global population may not have sufficient access to omega-3 fatty acid

The global fishing fleet is so big it can be seen from space

Really. Fishing activity now covers at least 55 percent of the world’s oceans — four times the land area covered by agriculture — and can now be monitored, in near real time, to the level of individual vessels. In fact, 70,000 vessels of the global fishing fleet traveled 460 million kilometers in 2016, equivalent to

The global fishing fleet is so big it can be seen from space

Changes to fisheries legislation have removed habitat protection for most species in Canada

Revisions to Fisheries Act were unscientific, biologists at universities of Calgary and Dalhousie say Federal government changes to Canada’s fisheries legislation have eviscerated the ability to protect habitat for most of the country’s fish species, scientists at the universities of Calgary and Dalhousie say in a new study. The changes were politically motivated, unsupported by

Changes to fisheries legislation have removed habitat protection for most species in Canada

Ocean-Sampling Robot Gliders Tracking Animals, Providing Storm Data

Researchers from U.S. and Canadian institutions are teaming up for a coordinated launch of up to 14 autonomous ocean-monitoring gliders. The gliders will collect a unique and extensive set of oceanographic and animal-tracking data along the North American Eastern Seaboard. The mission represents the largest international use of coordinated autonomous sampling vehicles attempted to date.

Ocean-Sampling Robot Gliders Tracking Animals, Providing Storm Data

First blood test to diagnose major depression in teens

Breakthrough test identifies depression and its subtypes with promise of individualized treatment A Northwestern Medicine scientist has developed the first blood test to diagnose major depression in teens, a breakthrough approach that allows an objective diagnosis by measuring a specific set of genetic markers found in a patient’s blood. The current method of diagnosing depression

First blood test to diagnose major depression in teens

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    Job Alert: Digital Twin Engineering in Ocean Industries, Chair Tier 1 The Department of Industrial Engineering within the Faculty of Engineering at Dalhousie University in Halifax ... and government ...

  • Dal startup space partners with province to boost biomedical innovation

    The Emera ideaHUB on Dal's downtown Sexton Campus will receive new funding from the Government of Nova Scotia to support startups focused on health care-related products and technologies.

  • Discovery Session - Empowering Vessel Operators with Data Towards Sustainable Oceans

    Join us as we speak with Glas Ocean’s Director of Software Development, Dr. Juliano Franz, about Empowering Vessel Operators with Data Towards Sustainable Oceans! On Tuesday, May 7 at 1:30pm on Zoom, ...

  • Introducing Dal's honorary degree recipients for Spring Convocation

    Through the awarding of honorary degrees, the university's highest honour, Dalhousie recognizes individuals who've ... Their projects include cyber security, clinical medicine knowledge discovery, and ...

  • Our Team

    where she was involved in drug discovery, business development and translational research. Annette received both her PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and BSc in Biochemistry and Microbiology ...

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