Yanet Rodriguez Herrero (left) developed two innovative methods to convert carbon dioxide and glycerol into value-added materials during her doctoral research under supervisor Aman Ullah (right). (Photo: Supplied)
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Researcher develops better ways to convert CO2 and biofuel byproducts into valuable chemicals

A pair of processes could add up to a win-win for industry and the environment.

As private companies join the space race, rules governing research on commercial space flights are needed to ensure it is safe, responsible and inclusive, say international experts who have proposed ethical guidelines. (Photo: NASA)
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Ethical rules needed for research on commercial space flights, say experts

International group releases guidelines to ensure principles aren’t left behind as private space travel takes off.

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Video: ‘Game-changing’ public tennis facility opens more opportunities for community sport

New Saville Tennis Centre offers year-round access for varsity athletes and recreational players of all ages.

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Michael Houghton Awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

University of Alberta virologist awarded Nobel Prize

Michael Houghton wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of the hepatitis C (HCV) virus.

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U of A Nobel winner’s impact extends from personal to global

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COVID-19 has ‘created a new paradigm for developing vaccines,’ says U of A Nobel winner

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Michael Houghton reacts to receiving Nobel Prize