Buzzfeed - How Likely Are You To Be Struck By A Meteorite, Really? - A man in India was apparently killed when a possible meteorite fell directly on him. What are the chances that this could happen to you?
Western Media Release - Evidence of human influence and pollution found in remote mountain lakes - A new interdisciplinary study at Western University has shown for the first time that 70 per cent of nitrates in high mountain lakes in Utah are from human-caused sources – with fertilizers having, by far, the most impact.
Toronto Sun - Warm weather leads to spike in urban wildlife calls - There will be winners and losers in the insect world when it comes to this year’s abnormally-mild winter.
Maclean's - The university professors who are at the heads of the 2015 class - This year they will gather at the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education conference at Western University in June.
The Gazette - Chasing a prehistoric dream - In 1970, a four-year-old boy visiting a family friend's farm was shown a trilobite fossil, found when a well was being drilled on the land. Since he was interested in rocks, the fossil was right up his alley. Although he can’t recall much about that experience since he was so young, he thought it was the most fascinating and beautiful thing in this world.
CTV News London - Dr. Charles Ling creates a new app to help people with diabetes - Dr. Charles Ling knows too well the challenges that come from living with diabetes so he had an idea, he developed a user friendly app to help people who suffer from the disease.
The Gazette- Well-traveled professor living the dream - Carl Sagan once famously said, “If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” These words reverberated in the young mind of Shantanu Basu, a boy whose curiosity of the night sky paved the way for an adventurous profession and an insatiable thirst for knowledge. Now a professor of physics and astronomy, Shantanu is living his childhood dream.