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Better healthcare for NB seniors

Researchers at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) have developed a tool that will reduce the stress on seniors and their families. This will enable family members to keep track of a loved one’s health and use that data to show when they are in decline.

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Exploring new ways to protect North Atlantic right whales

Graduate student Gina Lonati followed whales to UNB’s Saint John campus; now, she’s following them with drones to better understand the relationship between body temperature and health.

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Rethinking the future of homelessness

Homelessness is one of the most significant social problems facing society today. Eric Weissman, assistant professor of sociology on UNB’s Saint John campus, wants to change people’s minds about what that means and how we can become part of the solution.

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Powering the future with small modular reactors

New nuclear technology helps support renewable energy in the fight against climate change. Countries with northern climates like Canada are looking to small modular reactors (SMRs) to back-up their variable renewable energy supplies.

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Looking for solutions for vulnerable people

Do you ever wonder about the connections between housing affordability and mental health and well-being? And how policymakers can develop solutions for improving living conditions for low- to moderate-income individuals?

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Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity works to protect our privacy

There are lots of cyberthreats out there: hackers, scammers, malware, viruses, ransomware, drive-by attacks, phishing and the list goes on. With so much of daily life online, protecting your identity and your data is more important than ever.

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Reducing hospital transfers with mobile x-rays

Transferring long-term care residents to the hospital for x-rays is common and often requires an ambulance for transport. Dr. Rose McCloskey and her research team are piloting a mobile x-ray service to help reduce nursing home-to-hospital transfers in the Saint John region.

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