Western University

Communicating in Neuroscience Day

The BrainsCAN Trainee and Research Staff Committee is pleased to announce its Communication in Neuroscience Day, scheduled for Friday, June 10. The event will be a mix of interactive sessions and panel discussions on various aspects of communicating your research, communicating your achievements...

Using probiotics to protect honey bees against fatal disease

Probiotics, beneficial microorganisms best known for promoting gut health in humans, are now being used by Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute scientists to save honey bee colonies from collapse. A new study published in the Nature journal ISME J demonstrates how probiotics could...

Strong association between air pollution and adverse birth outcomes

A study by researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute, Western University and Brescia University College has found evidence of a strong association between exposure to sulfur dioxide during pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes. “This is the first study in Southwestern Ontario to investigate the...