Posts Tagged: Andrew Nelson

Researchers shed new insights into fate of Franklin Expedition

August 23, 2018

A team of academic researchers from MacEwan University in Edmonton, Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Western University in London, University of Saskatchewan, Trent University in Peterborough, University of Waterloo and…

Western-led research team uncovers lost images from the 19th century using 21st century tech

June 22, 2018

Art curators will be able to recover images on daguerreotypes, the earliest form of photography that used silver plates, after a team of scientists led by Western University learned how…

Micro-CT scans show 2,100-year-old ‘hawk’ mummy a stillborn baby

May 31, 2018

A tiny Egyptian mummy long believed to be that of a hawk is actually a rare example of a near-to-term, severely malformed fetus, says an examination led by mummy expert…

Western researcher and forensic sculptor reject Scottish King Robert’s leprosy label

February 16, 2017

A Western University bio-archaeologist and a Western-trained forensic sculptor have laid to rest a pernicious 700-year-old rumour:  Scottish warrior-king Robert the Bruce did not have leprosy. The suggestion their national…