Carolyn Cadogan, a PhD student in Physics at Western University, is shining light on science, in the laboratory and in the community.
Biologist Robert Cumming says the current state of Alzheimer’s research is like that koan where the person loses their keys in a dark street. They only search in the radius of the street lamp, where it’s easy to see, but the keys are sitting just outside the pool of light.
Business London Magazine February 2015 cover story - Robin Goad bets that patience and perseverence will pay off for Fortune Minerals.
Zine Report - Research Provided Grounds to Prove the Origin of Australian Craters - A study published in Tectonophysics, this month revealed that the scientists have several kinds of evidence suggesting the Australian craters were formed during one or two meteorite smash.
The Londoner - Canadian scholars back national carbon tax - An eclectic group of over 60 Canadian scholars (including two from Western University) have made an argument for a national carbon tax in a policy paper they hope will raise the profile of a major environmental issue ahead of October’s federal election
Nature - Hints of huge buried impact craters reported in Australia - Controversial idea suggests traces of a meteorite blast may exist kilometres below the surface.
Phys.Org - Mercury pollution danger for arctic ivory gulls - A paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society B today says that mercury levels in arctic ivory gulls have risen almost 50 fold over the last 130 years. Scientists think this increase in mercury pollutants could be to blame for plummeting population figures.
Sputnik News India - Mercury Pollution Threatens Arctic Birds, Other Animals - Scientists say the level of mercury has increased nearly 50 times in the feathers of an Arctic bird species over the past 130 years.