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.