Media Releases Archives: 2022
August 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.
August 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.
July 25, 2022
Recently, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature added the migratory monarch butterflies to its Red List of Threatened…
July 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.
July 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.
July 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.
July 14, 2022
Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved by Health Canada for children under five, the first vaccine approved for that age…
July 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.
June 28, 2022
Using functional MRI with inhaled xenon gas, researchers have identified for the first time, that long-COVID symptoms are related to…
June 17, 2022
World Refugee Day, an international day designated by the United Nations (UN), will be marked this year on Monday, June…