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Press releases from Alberta

‘Beavertail’ surgery helps tongue cancer patients

University of Alberta, Tue January 16, 2007 [PRESS RELEASE]
Edmonton, Alberta - A new surgical technique pioneered at the University of Alberta has given back the ability to swallow to patients with tongue cancer.

Researchers Build Sharpest Tip

University of Alberta, Sat July 15, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Calgary, AB - Forget the phrase, "sharp as a tack." Now, thanks to new University of Alberta research the popular expression might become, "sharp as a single atom tip formed by chemically assisted spatially controlled field evaporation."

Gigantic Meat-eating Dinosaur Discovered

University Of Alberta, Fri April 21, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Plaza Huincul, Argentina - At a news conference today in the western Patagonian city where the news species was found, paleontologists will unveil what may be one of the largest carnivorous dinosaurs known.

Older Donor Hearts Just As Good, Study Shows

University of Alberta, Fri April 14, 2006 [PRESS RELEASE]
Edmonton, AB - Patients who receive healthy hearts from donors 50 years of age and older appear to fare just as well as patients who receive younger hearts, and that may be good news for potentially expanding a small donor pool, a University of Alberta study has found.

Researchers make advances in wind energy generation

University of Alberta, Tue July 19, 2005 [PRESS RELEASE]
Calgary, Alberta - Engineers at the University of Alberta have created a wind energy generator that they hope people will one day be able to use to power their own homes.

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