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Leading expert available to comment on Democratic Vice Presidential candidate

August 12, 2020

With the U.S. Presidential Election just around the corner, a leading expert on American politics from Western University is available…

Experts available to comment on reopening schools

August 12, 2020

During the past two weeks, provincial governments have been announcing plans to bring students back to school in September. Western…

Ancient beavers cut trees for food first, not to build dams

August 4, 2020

By studying the wood-cutting behaviour of ancient beavers that once roamed the Canadian high Arctic, an international team of scientists…

Early Mars was covered in ice sheets, not flowing rivers

August 3, 2020

A large number of the valley networks scarring Mars’ surface were carved by water melting beneath glacial ice, not by…

Grasping the world is not the same as understanding it

July 30, 2020

A new study from Western’s renowned Brain and Mind Institute shows that when humans reach out and grab things, they…

Machine learning predicts satisfaction in romantic relationships

July 27, 2020

The most reliable predictor of a relationship’s success is partners’ belief that the other person is fully committed, a Western…

Indigenous sports expert available to comment on Washington NFL team’s name and logo change

July 13, 2020

Washington’s NFL team announced today that it will be retiring its team nickname and logo. A new team name will…

Brain Study explores lasting impacts of COVID-19

June 23, 2020

Neuroscientists exploring the lasting impacts of COVID-19 on the brain hope their newest study will provide answers for health-care professionals…