PhD student in the Department of Biology, Aniruddho Chokroborty-Hoque, considers the ability to share one’s passion for research, its outcomes and relevance to humanity, to be critical to the scientific process.
Neil Banerjee says that the story of the earth is written in the rocks. But for many first year Earth Sciences students, that story reads like a foreign language -- until they get out of the classroom and into the field.
“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.
Discovery News - Spacecraft's Double-Take Reveals Changes on Mars - Here today, gone tomorrow; a bright layer of frost lining a crater wall is vanquished by the springtime sun — and seen by the HiRISE camera aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter high overhead.
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.