Posts Tagged: science
June 18, 2015
Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute have received an extraordinary financial boost from the Government of Ontario as 20 potentially transformative projects are now being supported with more than…
June 16, 2015
An international research team, including scientists at Western University, has found methane – a plausible energy source for sustaining life – deep within the crust or subsurface of Mars.
June 10, 2015
Understanding the interactions between prehistoric animals and their environment is critical to comprehending global issues like climate change and resource consumption for scientists investigating the Earth today.
May 28, 2015
While Darth Vader is arguably the most famous example from science fiction of man melding with machine, the discovery of life growing on iron remains a rarity in the real…
January 29, 2015
Pacific salmon feed millions of people around the world each year. With numbers already drastically on the decline, rising temperatures caused by climate change now further threaten the sustainability of…
January 22, 2015
While research shows that the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease increases with age, the big question for a biologist at Western University is why some people get the disease and…
May 22, 2013
Transformative research from Western University has identified new hormones in the body which may suppress breast cancer and stimulate the regression of breast tumors.
May 7, 2013
The donation of advanced software licenses for Schlumberger’s integrated suite of geoscience and reservoir simulation software will give graduate students and researchers in Western’s Petroleum Geoscience Laboratory the ability to analyze problems beyond the reach of most laboratories.
February 15, 2013
Western University and IBM are hosting a four-day Industry Problem Brainstorming Workshop on Tuesday, February 19 where teams from Western will put their heads together to solve complex problems for local industry.
February 15, 2013
Western University astronomy professor Margaret Campbell-Brown is available to speak with media about the meteor that exploded over Russia.