Some Canadian schools turning to e-texts

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

Student working on a laptop with books beside

Feeling stiff from carrying a backpack full of thick, hard-covered textbooks? Those days may soon end, as digital textbooks are now available for purchase through several Canadian universities.

E-textbooks are an alternative to regular textbooks and are viewable on both PC and Mac platforms. (read more)

UWO prof's research could aid nicotine addicts

Thursday, January 25th, 2007

Research currently being conducted by a Western professor may lead to a new treatment for nicotine addiction.

Steven Laviolette, assistant professor of anatomy and cell biology, is conducting research which may remove nicotine’s rewarding effects in people’s brains. (read more)

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