Media Releases Archives: October 2023

Extreme environments leave genomic imprint in tiny organisms: Study

October 31, 2023

AI study provides evidence that living in extreme temperature environments leaves a discernible imprint on the genomes of microbial extremophiles.

Western’s commitment to peaceful and respectful dialogue

October 26, 2023

We implore our community to come together, to support each other – no matter our background, and to engage in respectful, peaceful, and productive debate.

Western report shows how to combat corporate ‘greenwashing’

October 24, 2023

A new report from Ivey Business School’s Centre for Building Sustainable Value and the University of Michigan outlines the evolution of corporate greenwashing, the practice of deceiving consumers with untrue or ambiguous environmental pronouncements about their products or services.

Researchers reveal link between Alzheimer’s disease and sex hormones

October 23, 2023

Study highlights the importance of developing therapeutics focused on hormonal connections.

A new classification of heart rhythm for stroke patients

October 16, 2023

Atrial fibrillation detected after stroke seems more benign than pre-stroke irregular heartbeats, finds Western study

Western University experts available to comment on news of the day topics

October 10, 2023

Experts are available to comment on legal cannabis in Canada, bird-window collisions, Unifor-GM strike, declining birthrate and the U.S. speaker election.

Fear of human “super predator” pervades South African savanna

October 5, 2023

A new study shows fear of humans far exceeds that of lions in elephants, rhinos, giraffes and every other mammal across the African savanna.