Chemistry

Researchers investigate cannabis-infused beverages

Researchers investigate cannabis-infused beverages

A unique partnership between UBC Okanagan, the British Columbia Institute of Technology and a private company, has opened the door for the research and development of a cannabis-infused beverage.

THC amounts identical in most cannabis strains, UBC study finds

THC amounts identical in most cannabis strains, UBC study finds

A rose by any other name is still a rose. The same, it turns out, can be said for cannabis.

Artificial anti-oxidant may be the next go-to supplement

Artificial anti-oxidant may be the next go-to supplement

Researchers from UBC Okanagan and the University of Bologna have discovered that TEMPO—a well-known artificial anti-oxidant—is up to 100 times more powerful than nature’s best and could help counteract everything from skin damage to Alzheimer’s Disease.

UBC Okanagan researchers develop faster test for cannabis quality

UBC Okanagan researchers develop faster test for cannabis quality

With the coming legalization of cannabis in Canada, producers are increasingly looking for quick and accurate means of determining the potency and quality of their products.

Newly developed 3D printed tissues could advance cancer research

Newly developed 3D printed tissues could advance cancer research

Researchers from UBC’s Okanagan campus hope to make advances in tissue replacement and cancer research through a new technology that can produce living, 3D printed bio-tissues.