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    Nature’s Early Warning System: Finding the tipping point from pristine to polluted

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    Biodiversity in the Boreal Zone: Zoe Lindo to see effects of Climate Change

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Researchers across the globe devote their careers to addressing fundamental science questions that will have impact on humanity. Could a group of undergraduate students contribute in any significant way to achieving such a lofty goal?

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Dr. Patricia Corcoran

Would you like some plastic with that sandcastle?

New research by Patricia Corcoran suggests that plastic pellets accumulating in our rivers, Great Lakes and shorelines may be turning our pristine playground into a toxic nightmare.


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In this video, Mark Aboud speaks about his path from graduating with a Western computer science degree to Managing Director of SAP Canada and then giving back.


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Western News - Way's forest research rooted in new CFI funding

Western News - Meteorite impact craters may have hosted early life on Earth

Western News - 'Big data' partnership paying early dividends

Western News - Eight Western projects fueled by consortium

London Free Press - Deep-freeze takes toll on cuddly critters

Science - ScienceShot: Meteorite Impacts Could Have Fostered Life on Early Earth

Metro News London - Western University prof digs into mega menace of plastic pellet pollution

CTV News London - Beekeepers tallying their losses amid talks with premier

Global News - Decreased funding hurts highway maintenance road workers say

CTV News London - Search for meteor fragments

CBC News - Fireball explodes over Yellowknife

CBC News - Zircon crystal is oldest piece of Earth ever found

London Free Press - Blood types affect transplant wait times

Ottawa Citizen - False hope: Deep freeze poses no threat to tree-munching emerald ash borer

London Free Press - NASA awards kudo to London graduate student

CTV News London - Western research helping understand the unconscious brain

Le Figaro - Des orages de sable chaud et de fer en fusion sur des étoiles « froides »

London free Press - Western professor helps discover failed stars, known as brown dwarfs, contain violent, planet-size storms

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