About 38 million people around the world have HIV, the virus that causes AIDS – and, for them, there is neither a vaccine nor a cure. Yet.
Men, non-immigrants, younger adults and people living in rural areas are the Canadians most likely to resist COVID-19 safety measures, according to a Western analysis.
Less than a year after opening, Western’s ImPaKT lab is helping industry partners test the anti-viral properties of their products to protect consumers from COVID-19.
Western astronomy student Cole Gregg spotted a previously undiscovered asteroid flashing through the night sky.
Law professor Rande Kostal has been awarded a prestigious international honour for authoring a book that sheds new light on the limits of America’s ability to impose democracy on defeated countries.
Education professor Prachi Srivastava has launched an interactive dashboard tool that reports and maps school-related cases of COVID-19 in publicly funded elementary and secondary schools.
A physician epidemiologist identifies what it would take for a defined-time lockdown to work in halting the spread of COVID-19.
It can take just pennies a day to motivate people to exercise more, and they will step up their efforts when teamed with a buddy to collect joint rewards, a Western University study shows.
Four Western faculty have been named to the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list, reflecting influential work in their chosen fields.
A Western team has helped identify personality traits astronaut crews need to get along during a long mission to Mars.
A first-ever health study of trans and non-binary Canadians of colour showed almost one-quarter of them experienced physical violence in the past five years.
Schulich Medicine & Dentistry researcher Janet Martin says new evidence about how to continue with safe surgery during the pandemic has led to the launch of a dedicated toolkit to guide hospitals in keeping elective surgery up and running safely.
A new tool developed by a team of Western University computer scientists performs a digital deep dive on the near-endless stream of contact tracing (CT) mobile apps currently available on the market to evaluate their effectiveness and, more importantly for most, their privacy thresholds.
The ethics of emergency use vaccines during Africa’s ebola crisis can guide how Canada eventually authorizes vaccines for COVID-19, says a new paper co-authored at Western.
Persistence and purpose have earned student William Wang a raft of online orders and a coveted place in campus vending machines for his protein bar, Zentein.
Western’s Prachi Srivastava will lead an international summit to identify how countries’ education systems can recover from the effects of COVID-19 lockdowns, quarantines and physical distancing.
Dr. Qingping Feng is tantalizingly close to learning whether the sepsis treatment he has worked on for more than two decades will ultimately help save millions of lives.
You’d be hard pressed to find a more unlikely medical hero than Sir Frederick Banting, a young doctor and Western lecturer who didn’t even know how to spell ‘diabetes’ when – exactly 100 years ago – he came up with a radical idea to prevent millions of deaths .
Impact craters on Saturn’s largest moon have exposed ‘water ice’ from Titan’s crust – ingredients for life – a study co-led at Western reveals.
Americans with university degrees or higher level of education endure substantially less pain than those who are less educated, according to an international study led by Western University.