Posts Tagged ‘food’

When food porn holds no allure: the science behind satiety

Jan. 28, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

New research from the University of British Columbia is shedding light on why enticing pictures of food affect us less when we’re full.

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Taking the Earth’s pulse: UBC scientists unveil a new economic and environmental index

Feb. 20, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

A growing world population, mixed with the threat of climate change and mounting financial problems, has prompted University of British Columbia researchers to measure the overall ‘health’ of 150 countries around the world.

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The deliciousness investigators

Sep. 1, 2011 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , ,

Their homework: chocolates filled with honey caramel peanuts and galangal pecan praline. Learning doesn’t get more delicious than this.

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Save the seeds, save ourselves

Nov. 5, 2009 | Filed under: UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , ,

Native cultures and their plant seeds could be keys to addressing crises of food, medicine and energy, coping with climate change, and easing unprecedented rates of species extinction, according to Tirso Gonzales, an assistant professor of Indigenous Studies at UBC Okanagan.

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