Impact Stories | Dalhousie University

It starts as a paste as thick as molasses and is being transformed by a team of scientists into a fibrous material that could be used on the front lines to protect against COVID-19....

When the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Nova Scotia on December 15th, 2020, it was a milestone day for the province that offered the first optimistic glimpse of life after COVID-19....

An international team of researchers led by Dalhousie immunologists and critical care specialists in Spain has found key biomarkers in the plasma of COVID-19 patients, which will help predict the severity of illness and could lead to new treatments for the virus....

Researchers at Dalhousie University have helped in the development of a rapid test to detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater -- an unexpected resource that is becoming a valuable sentinel in the global fight to contain the virus before it is able to spread....

COVID-19 has touched almost every country around the world since it emerged months ago. As of September 9, 2020, 27.6 million people have been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and there have been 898,000 deaths. But, a Dal scientist is hoping that there is a silver lining to this catastrophic pandemic....

The Atlantic Poultry Research Centre on the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus has partnered with AffinityImmuno Inc, in Prince Edward Island, one of the first laboratories to manufacture antibodies against COVID-19....

The images show a disturbing array of debris on the ocean floor: plastic shopping bags, a tire encrusted in barnacles, rubber lobster bands, garbage bags buried in sandy grit and a derelict lobster trap housing a lone moon snail....

The “it” material that is significantly advancing solar power also happens to be the inspiration for an exciting startup that calls Halifax home....