HealthCanal - Eureka moment leads to new theory on how to fight Alzheimer's disease - Western researchers have discovered that the accelerated metabolic process (that makes cancer cells so deadly) seems to have a protective effect against Alzheimer's.
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.
Western News - Four Western student-entrepreneurs among The Next 36 - Four Western students now stand among 38 members of the fifth The Next 36 cohort, Canada’s most selective program for young entrepreneurs, following the organization’s annual National Selection Weekend. James Crocker, Engineering; Evan Ferguson, Engineering; Aishi Jiang, Science; and Nikita Zhitkevich, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.
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.