For Chemistry student Vanessa Beland, the journey began well before the summer of 2014, on land and lake, tapping into her dual passion for science and rowing.
“Since the Klondike days of the 19th century, geologists have been entrepreneurs who do all of these things,” says Dr. Bob Linnen. “We are very much in the real world, solving real world problems.”
“Even though we live in a world that seems so connected … and you don’t think there are discoveries to be made, it’s just not true — you just have to get off the beaten path,” says Simon Donato.
Exhange Magazine - Eureka moment leads to new theory on how to fight Alzheimer's disease - While research shows that the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease increases with age, the big question for a biologist at Western University is why some people get the disease and others don't.
Westen News - Libraries find million ways to educate the world - Western Libraries hit a big milestone at the beginning of the New Year, with the one-millionth download from the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) hub of the Scholarship@Western repository.
Western News - Cancer cells may hold secret to combating Alzheimer’s disease - The same spark that gives cancer cells their advantage may be the key to unlocking the secrets of Alzheimer’s disease for Western Biology professor Robert Cumming.
Ottawa Citizen- What is osmium tetroxide? - Osmium tetroxide is a rare and expensive laboratory chemical that is hazardous, but a leading chemistry expert thinks it would be difficult to use as a weapon.
La Nacion - Universidades de Costa Rica y Ontario monitorean meteoros - An investigation led by the University of Costa Rica (UCR) and the University of Western Ontario, Canada, says that on the Costa Rican transiting airspace between 700 and 800 meteors per hour.
Western News - Martian chronicles: Western researchers eye the Red Planet in a new way - Livio Tornabene and his research team have been snapping a lot of photos recently and have seen nothing but red – and they couldn’t be happier.