At first glance, there doesn’t seem to be much common ground between the study of astrophysics and research into microvasculature. The same thought occurred to Sachi Elkerton, a third year Physics and Astronomy student, when she was interviewed by Dr. Aaron Ward of the London Regional Cancer Centre for her science internship.
In the airport, predictable networks get a passenger’s luggage checked in, get them through security, get them on the plane and coordinate the plane’s takeoff from a clear runway. Similarly, your brain’s networks communicate with each other so that you can simultaneously walk, talk and think about lunch.
But what happens when expected information isn’t there?
The advent of ethical robotics
Aimee van Wynsberghe is helping shape the 'humans behind the robots'.
Windsor Star - University prof investigates lifespan of wind turbines - Wind turbines are still a relatively new feature on Canada’s frontier but what happens when they start breaking down as often as the second family car?
CBC News - Canadian researchers chart path of Rosetta's comet - When the European Space Agency's comet-chasing Rosetta mission came to an end last month, the astronomers involved made it clear that the research into the data gathered during the 12-year journey had just begun.
Western Media Relations - Western University astronomers predict possible birthplace of Rosetta-probed comet 67P - When the Rosetta spacecraft successfully touched down on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on September 30, 2016, the news was shared globally via Twitter in dozens of languages.
Ottawa Citizen - Meteor cam confirms what Ottawans spotted early Monday - Western University sky cams have captured video confirming that what Ottawans spotted streaking across the sky early Monday morning was in fact a brilliant meteor.
London Free Press - Western University: Unexpected discovery leads researchers to develop super-thin material to store data - In a discovery that owes as much to serendipity as science, Western University researchers have developed a thinner-than-thin polymer that could exponentially expand the memory storage of our computers and smartphones.
Western News - Fireball lights up the sky, screen for researchers - Western researchers have released footage of a basketball-sized fireball seen widely by observers throughout southern Ontario early Friday morning, Oct. 7.
CTV News London - Western University cameras capture fireball in the sky over Georgian Bay - Researchers from Western University have released footage of a basketball-sized fireball that was seen throughout southern Ontario early Friday morning.