Western University

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Health - Mar 20

Western study finds co-infection with 'superbug' bacteria increases SARS-CoV-2 replicationá The study identifies a common protein from the Staphylococcus aureus bacteria boosts SARS-CoV-2 replication up to 15 timesá By Prabhjot Sohal , March 20, 2023 By Prabhjot Sohal , March 20, 2023 Global data shows nearly 10 per cent of severe COVID-19 cases involve a secondary bacterial co-infection – with Staphylococcus aureus, also known as Staph A.

Life Sciences - Mar 16

Despite the power of deep learning, computers have yet to master human calculations when it comes to visual recognition By Jeff Renaud , March 16, 2023 By Jeff Renaud , March 16, 2023 When a human spots a familiar face or an oncoming vehicle, it take

Physics - Mar 13

Western's Emily Adlam talks theories of time on The Conversation's podcast "Great Mysteries of Physics" By The Conversation, Special to Western News, March 13, 2023 By The Conversation, Special to Western News, March 13, 2023 Without a sense of time, leading us from cradle to grave, our lives would make little sense.

Health - Mar 9

Western study shows half of Ontario dentists used teledentistry during pandemic . Survey finds lack of resources was among barriers to wider use of remote treatment systems While the COVID-19 pandemic upended everything in the world, it also became a powerful catalyst for innovations that made remote delivery of health care and services - including dentistry - possible.

Health - Mar 7

Coalition links universities, hospitals with industry partners By Prabhjot Sohal , March 07, 2023 By Prabhjot Sohal , With $2 million in federal funding from the integrated Canada Biomedical Research Fund (CBRF) and Biosciences Research Infrastructure Fund (BRIF), five new regional hubs have been established to prepare Canada for future pandemics and health threats.

Sport - Mar 14

A simple 360-degree camera set-up and VR technology could revolutionize sports viewing, study suggests By Prabhjot Sohal , By Prabhjot Sohal , March 14, 2023 With fans gearing up for NCAA March Madness basketball, Western researchers say you may soon be able to grab a VR headset and cheer on your team from wherever you are, experiencing the excitement as if you were courtside.

Psychology - Mar 13

Poppy the Puppet offers early intervention option for families dealing with children's mental health challenges By Megan Stacey , March 13, 2023 By Megan Stacey , March 13, 2023 Mental health help and a rabbit puppet may seem an unlikely pair.

Environment - Mar 9

Decade-long research shows home feeders don't alter chickadee reproduction or behaviour By Megan Stacey , By Megan Stacey , March 09, 2023 Never throw bread to the neighbourhood ducks.

Health - Mar 2

School programs developed by faculty members build resilience and connections for children, teens By Megan Stacey , By Megan Stacey , March 02, 2023 Western researchers are expanding successful education programs to help vulnerable young people build strong relationships and prevent violence.

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