Monkeypox cases are being reported in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, and British Colombia. Dr. Sameer Elsayed is an infectious diseases physician…
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Northern Hail Project recovers record-breaking hailstoneAugust 3, 2022
A Canadian record-breaking hailstone was recovered by the Northern Hail Project field team weighing 292.71 grams, eclipsing the previous title holder – a hailstone weighing 290 grams, collected nearly 50 years ago.
Bioarchaeologists confirm museum shrunken head as human remainsAugust 3, 2022
Researchers have verified the authenticity of a South American tsantsa (shrunken head) as human remains, an important step in the global effort toward decolonization and preserving and understanding Indigenous history.
Experts available to speak about the declaration of monarch butterflies as an endangered speciesJuly 25, 2022
Recently, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature added the migratory monarch butterflies to its Red List of Threatened…
New Western-led project probes health benefits of parks in CanadaJuly 20, 2022
New research project led by HEAL will explore the impact of parks and protected areas across Canada on people’s health and well-being.
Hibernating insects regrow muscles on demand: studyJuly 19, 2022
New research from Western University has found potato beetles can break down and regrow muscles on demand, allowing them to preserve energy over the winter.
Open-source tech enables 3D-printed surgical tableJuly 15, 2022
A collaborative project between Western Engineering and Michigan Tech University was successful in building a 3D-printed, functional surgical fracture table at a fraction of what it would normally cost.
Health Canada approves first COVID-19 vaccine for youngest kids: Experts available to commentJuly 14, 2022
Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved by Health Canada for children under five, the first vaccine approved for that age…
Western Space team uses NASA data to decipher clouds of sand on distant planetsJuly 7, 2022
A new study led by researchers at Western University provides critical information on sand clouds observed in distant planets and helps affirm a larger theory of how planetary atmospheres work.