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Researchers use social network analysis to model virus evolutionMay 5, 2022
New research from Western University suggests some viruses evolve more like a dynamic social network – rather than a rigid…
Western University expert available to comment on latest census releaseApril 26, 2022
The second set of data from Canada’s 2021 census is promising to show fascinating population trends. Michael Haan, director of…
Western researchers urge legislation to end organ donation anonymityApril 21, 2022
Western bioethicists argue that existing legislation preventing families of deceased donors from identifying their beneficiaries is outdated and unfair.
Bright fireball event near Lake Simcoe expected to have dropped meteoritesApril 18, 2022
A bright fireball was observed by a network of all-sky cameras across southern Ontario at 11:37pm on Sunday, April 17,…
Busy mothers breastfed less in 19th century Netherlands: studyApril 13, 2022
Led by Western biological anthropologist Andrea L. Waters-Rist, a new study finds unusually low rates of breast-fed infants at a 19th century rural Dutch village, likely because the mothers then were busy working.
Significant interest rate increase expected and Canadians should prepare for more: Expert available to commentApril 13, 2022
Economic analysts expect the Bank of Canada to announce a significant interest rate increase today in an attempt to ease…
Severe weather experts join Western’s Northern Hail ProjectApril 11, 2022
Julian Brimelow has been appointed as the first-ever Northern Hail Project executive director and Simon Eng will serve as its research meteorologist.
Western crew preps Space Station-bound astronaut for Ax-1 missionApril 6, 2022
Researchers at the Institute for Earth and Space Exploration have worked with Canadian Mark Pathy to help the entrepreneur and philanthropist fulfill his 10-day Ax-1 space mission plan.