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Global study examines pregnancy and stress during COVID-19 pandemic

May 19, 2020

Pregnancies, at the best of times, are stressful. When the world is experiencing a global pandemic, human response to risk…

COVID-19 disruption will likely lead to 28 million surgeries being cancelled worldwide

May 14, 2020

More than 28 million elective surgeries across the globe could be cancelled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a…

New natural approach to strengthening soil against disaster developed at Western

May 14, 2020

Western University’s Abouzar Sadrekarimi doesn’t want you to feel the Earth move beneath your feet so he’s leading research that…

C-Dem releases largest ever data collection of a Canadian federal election

May 8, 2020

The Consortium on Electoral Democracy (C-Dem) — co-led by Western University’s Laura Stephenson — has released the 2019 Canadian Election…

Western University and General Dynamics join forces for medical face shield initiative

May 6, 2020

Based on an initiative, concept and design by Western University, General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada is now producing approximately 500 medical…

Insect experts available to discuss ‘murder hornets’ and potential Canadian impact

May 4, 2020

Asian giant hornets – AKA ‘murder hornets’ – are the latest damaging invasive insects discovered in North America. Not unlike…

International study finds consensual nonmonogamy can be ‘healthy’ relationship option

April 30, 2020

A new international study has found no evidence that consensual nonmonogamy (CNM) impacts life satisfaction or relationship quality with the…

Machine learning allows for ‘ultra-fast,’ ‘highly accurate’ classification of COVID-19 virus genomes

April 27, 2020

Using machine learning, a team of computer scientists and biologists from Western University and University of Waterloo have identified an…

London researchers join global initiative to study loss of smell in COVID-19 patients

April 24, 2020

As part of an initiative called the Global Consortium for Chemosensory Research (GCCR), scientists at Western University and Lawson Health…

Dinosaur tooth chemistry provides new understanding of ancient ecosystems

April 23, 2020

An international team of scientists, including Fred Longstaffe from Western University, has revealed new insights into the inner workings of…