Madalena Kozachuk's work as a PhD student in chemistry is at the intersection of science and history enabling researchers to travel back in time.
Dr. David Smith, the geneticist, loves running marathons. He has partaken in at least seven over the last four years. Long and arduous, stretching physical, psychological and intellectual boundaries to their limit, they are as pervasive in his personal and professional lives as they are intimidating.
Metal powder is being transformed into auto parts using laser technology at the National Research Council’s London office, its new director says.
David Muir, who came from a business management position at 3M Canada, said he’s working with manufacturers in the city and region to improve how auto parts are made.
Maclean's Magazine - Female Mentors Lead The Way For Women In Tech - Microsoft software development engineer Jenna Butler and gaming COO Claudette Critchley speak about the importance of mentoring in the field of technology.
Maclean's Magazine - Bridging The Gender Gap In Tech - "In an IT-driven economy, and a world dependent on ‘bits’ of creativity and expertise to address complex global challenges in cyber-security, human health, and environmental change, the declining diversity and representation of women in the field of computing is sorely and unacceptably low."
Globe and Mail - Why do Earthlings care so much about Mars? - For most, it’s the search for an answer to this persistent, currently unanswerable question: Are we alone in the universe?
CTV News London - NASA Revelation puts all eyes on Mars - The words that NASA has been waiting to say for years "Liquid water has been found on Mars"
CTV News London - A view of the Moon at Western - Hundreds turned out at Western to take a look at the Supermoon
New Yorker - Methods Videos are Making Science Smarter - In order to effectively communicate increasingly complex and subtle experimental methods, life scientists are turning to what are called "Methods Videos". Western Biology Professor Anne Simon has designed the protocol for a social avoidance experiment in fruit flies that has been shared with the world in this way.
Discovery News - Detecting the faintest solar system asteroids - Humankind could have only 1 or 2 days notice before potential impact from a rogue asteroid. Western astronomer Stan Metchev and colleague Ari Heinze have devised a new digital image processing technique that allows them to discover asteroids earlier and up to 10 times fainter than is possible with existing approaches.