Media Releases Archives: December 2022

New Western-led study shows cannabis use in adolescents linked with anxiety, memory loss

December 20, 2022

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry researchers have shown that chronic exposure during adolescence to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive component…

New study recommends prioritizing diabetes care for global post-pandemic recovery

December 19, 2022

A new global study, co-authored by a Western professor, examines the impact of COVID-19 on diabetes care by drawing a…

New study uncovers negative effects of vaping

December 14, 2022

Researchers at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and Lawson Health Research Institute have shown that vaping has a…

Western experts available to speak on the potential of nuclear fusion

December 13, 2022

Tuesday morning it was announced that scientists studying fusion energy at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California were able to…

‘Unexpected’ space traveller defies long-held theories about origin of Solar System

December 12, 2022

Western-led team confirms meteoroid from edge of Solar System made of rock, not ice, challenging long-held beliefs about how the Solar System was formed.

Western experts available to speak on the implications of new AI technologies such as ChatGPT

December 8, 2022

A new artificial intelligence based chatbot, ChatGPT, released by OpenAI last week is turning heads for its ability to accurately…