Madalena Kozachuk's work as a PhD student in chemistry is at the intersection of science and history enabling researchers to travel back in time.
Dr. Rogemar Mamon, a Mathematics & Statistics professor at Western University's department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences, observes that, "what the farmer needs is crop insurance linked to weather-related risk to help tide over these unavoidable and unpredictable circumstances."
Metal powder is being transformed into auto parts using laser technology at the National Research Council’s London office, its new director says.
David Muir, who came from a business management position at 3M Canada, said he’s working with manufacturers in the city and region to improve how auto parts are made.
The Toronto Star - How Canada reversed the ‘brain drain’ - In the 1990s, we feared a “brain drain” to the United States. But star recruits in science and engineering have changed the equation.
Ottawa Citizen - Climate clarity: What the science means, and what emissions targets mean for you - Can we realistically hope to change the steady increase in greenhouse gas emissions? Tom Spears looks at the science and politics of climate change
CHCH TV - Western University preps for Mars - Next month NASA will start taking applications for astronauts looking to be the first to set foot on the planet Mars. Meanwhile, a joint program between the Canadian space agency and Western University has made London Ontario ‘Mission Control’ for a simulated mission to the red planet.
National Geographic - Female vampire bats donate blood to friends to ensure their survival down the road - Female vampire bats donate blood to friends to ensure their survival down the road—suggesting the animals' social lives are much more sophisticated than we thought, a new study says.
Global News - Heading to Mars: Canadian university students get to drive rover in practice run - Before humans set foot on Mars, it’s likely that a rover will be the first to get a sample from the red planet and bring it back to Earth. That’s why researchers at several universities are conducting a sort of dress rehearsal for such a future mission.
DiscovHer - Let’s Get Physical - Dr. Sarah Gallagher is one of Research2Reality’s female physics research rockstars who was asked to comment on her decision to study in such a male-dominated field and which women researchers she believes should win the next Nobel.
Western News - Final frontier has been PhD student’s first choice - Growing up watching Star Trek, Tanya Harrison wanted to be like Montgomery ‘Scotty’ Scott from the original series or Geordi La Forge from The Next Generation. And, in a roundabout way, she’s working on this intergalactic dream.