Posts Tagged: Department of Biology

New study shows significant amount of online feedback unopened by university students

March 14, 2019

A new study led by researchers from Western University and Queen’s University Belfast shows that many students do not even open the feedback that is provided by their instructors online….

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…

Black widow spiders rely on posture and body dynamics for survival and sex

December 13, 2018

A new study led by Western University’s Natasha Mhatre shows that body dynamics and posture are crucial to how black widow spiders decode the important vibrations that travel through their…