U of O prof finds there’s no best-before date for blood

A new study by researchers at the University of Ottawa is changing the way doctors look at blood transfusions. The study compared the recovery rates of two groups of patients, one group given fresh blood and the other given older blood, and found no link between recovery and the age of the blood being transfused.

Women’s volleyball captures silver medal at OUAs

Ottawa led for the beginning of the first set, taking advantage of Toronto’s mistakes at the net. But it was Toronto’s attackers that made the difference in the long run, which the Gee-Gees couldn’t respond to consistently. Ottawa went on to win the next two sets, only to fall to Toronto in the final two.

U of O Innovations: glacial periods

Researchers from the University of Ottawa and University of Strasbourg in France have rewritten the story on the second-largest mass extinction in Earth’s history, an event that wiped out about 85 per cent of life on Earth at the time.