More massive than most planets, brown dwarfs can spin at upwards of 200,000 mph, but there may be a limit to how fast they can go.
New international study reveals one in every 13 COVID-related deaths results in a child under 18 years of age losing a parent.
Western engineer leads a study collecting wastewater samples from a number of strategic locations in London, Ont. and analyzed at Western’s ImPaKT Facility.
Western neuroscientists found improving planning can have a dramatic effect on the quality of performance and adjust ongoing behaviours.
Victoria Esses and her collaborators examine Canada’s immigration system prior to the pandemic, and suggest changes for success moving forward.
Western biophysicists examined performance of small jumping spiders to better understand physical actions that propel animals from one place to another.
Western molecular virologist Stephen Barr looks back on the year as the world marks the anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Western’s Denis Vida helped guide recovery of an extremely rare meteorite this week using Global Meteor Network, a world-wide camera collaboration he coordinates.
New research from Western and the University of Minnesota shows plants grow smaller, shorter and more resistant to drought in response to a rise in vapor pressure deficit.
Aleksander Essex and his team investigated Ontario’s online voting practices and procedures for municipal elections and found numerous issues and irregularities.
Study recommends governments adopt an intersectional approach to understanding how vulnerabilities and disadvantages affect a person’s health.
Western alumnus Raymond Francis serves as an engineer on NASA’s science operations team for the Perseverance rover, which is set to land in Jezero crater on Mars.
Western materials engineer Hamid Abdolvand and his team discovered important factors into the deformation of metals used in automobiles and nuclear reactors, and developed new models to predict the lifetimes of these materials.
The gorse spider mite has provided a Western research team with the genomic framework for new bio-nanomaterials based on its silk.
Ivan Coyote, Western’s Alice Munro Chair in Creativity, launches a highly interactive senior-level class that is also a public performance series.
The team conducted 409 investigations, thanks in part to reports from everyday Canadians.
Using Statistics Canada data, professor Rachel Margolis found a policy change to parental benefits in Quebec led to a 6-per-cent decrease in separation and divorce among heterosexual couples.
The Canada Research Chairs program invests up to $295-million annually to attract, support and retain some of the world’s most outstanding scholars and scientists.
The prestigious prizes are awarded in honour of John C. Polanyi, who won the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research in chemical kinetics.
With Canada moving to welcome more immigrants, a Western study reports that the age of a family’s eldest child is a key factor in retaining new families.