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The University of British Columbia and Wet’suwet’en First Nation collaborate to create new packaging foam from wood waste
The University of British Columbia and Wet’suwet’en First Nation collaborate to create new packaging foam from wood waste
January 24, 2023
A new biodegradable packing foam developed at the University of British Columbia (UBC) not only potentially addresses the world’s plastic pollution crisis but also serves as an equal and true partnership example of working with First Nations.

An extrasolar world covered in water?
An extrasolar world covered in water?
January 10, 2023
With the help of instruments designed partly in Canada, a team of Université de Montréal (UdeM) astronomers have discovered an exoplanet that could be completely covered in water.