Posts Tagged: Biology

Tobacco plants transformed into ‘green bioreactors’ to benefit human health

February 26, 2019

Researchers at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute are using tobacco plants as ‘green bioreactors’ to produce an anti-inflammatory protein with powerful therapeutic potential. The plants are being used…

Nature Communications study says ‘fear itself’ can help restore ecosystems

February 23, 2016

Lions, wolves and other large carnivores are frightening beasts that strike fear into humans and other animals. A new study led by Western University demonstrates that the fear these top…

Bird documentary featuring ‘dazzling’ Western research comes to campus

November 25, 2015

An award-winning documentary titled “The Messenger” featuring ‘dazzling’ high speed and high-definition footage of wild Canadian birds filmed at Western University’s Advanced Facility for Avian Research (AFAR) will have a…

Fenton named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

November 23, 2015

Western University‘s Brock Fenton has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Selected for his distinguished contributions to animal behaviour, evolution, and animal…