A new ultra-flexible cardiac patch may one day be used to restore function to a damaged heart following a cardiac arrest.
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Meteor experts looking for public assistance following meteorite crash in southeastern BCOctober 12, 2021
Western meteorite experts are seeking video footage that may have captured a fireball passing through the sky over SE British Columbia on October 3, 2021.
New study explores transgender youth experiences in CanadaOctober 7, 2021
Trans Youth CAN! explores the medical, social and family contexts of trans youth seeking gender-affirming care in Canada. The study followed youth and their families over a two-year period from their first clinic visit, and includes youth referred to ten Canadian clinical sites for medical care that can put a hold on puberty.
Open-source hardware expert champions the future of recyclables and 3D printingOctober 5, 2021
An expert in open-source hardware, 3D printing and solar power technology, Joshua Pearce is Western’s John M. Thompson Chair in Information Technology and Innovation.
Social media expert available to comment on YouTube ban of anti-vaccine informationOctober 1, 2021
Anabel Quan-Haase, Western’s Rogers Chair in Studies in Journalism and New Information Technology, is available to media for comment on YouTube ban of anti-vaccine information.
Research refutes bilingual advantage in childrenSeptember 22, 2021
Western neuroscientists show bilingual advantage in children is propped up by weak evidence and bias in the reporting of scientific findings.
Leaders’ debates ‘unusually important’ to election due to COVID-19 pandemicSeptember 8, 2021
Cristine de Clercy, an associate professor in Western’s department of political science, is available to media for comment on the leaders’ debates.
Global and domestic policy failure lead to third school year of uncertaintySeptember 2, 2021
The world is entering a third school year of uncertainty, and potential disruption. This is a global and domestic policy failure, says a Western education expert.
Astronaut training mission lands in LabradorAugust 30, 2021
Western Space director preps future astronauts for next lunar expedition.