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Beauty is in the Microscope of the beholder

Lauren Des Marteaux, a PhD student in Biology, sees the beauty in all insects, no matter their appearance, size, or function.

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Dr. Geoff Wild

The Currency of Genes

Using mathematical models, Wild develops gene-based accounting systems that help us make sense of less-than-intuitive animal behaviors.

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Simon Donato

100 Miles of Wild: Madagascar's Limestone Labyrinth

Simon Donato is one of a group of North American 21st adventurers who is embarking on one of their most challenging expeditions: a trek through 100 miles of the unexplored northern section of Strict Nature Reserve in the Tsingy, Madagascar to create the world's first detailed map of the region.

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London Free Press - Western professor discovers means to boost solar power and still reduce costs


Sun News Network - Ontario researcher says he's found secret to unlocking solar power: a tiny bit of gold


The Hill Times - Climate change mitigation is achievable and urgent


South Asia Mail - New Canada Research Chair finds promise from proteins for cancer


London Free Press - Ignoring climate change simply raises costs


Radio Canada International - Canada urged to stop lagging on climate change


The Planetary Society - Surveyor Digitization Project Will Bring Thousands of Unseen Lunar Images to Light


Daily KOS - Large cracks in sea ice is drawing mercury down into the food chain.


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Western News - University makes WISE investment in the future


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