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Making the world a safer place Demine Robotics creates a device to disarm mines...

War often leaves a scar on the planet which lasts long after the battle ends. Nowhere can this be said to be more true...

Qidni Labs creating artificial kidneys Kitchener based start-up takes steps towards helping those suffering...

Kidney failure is a very serious condition, one that claims many lives and affects even more people. Kidneys are essential in filtration of the blood....

The new Canadian winter?

This season has appeared to be relatively warm. A cold snap in November was followed by a fairly lengthy period from November to December...

Antarctic ice loss is speeding up

The largest ice sheet in the world, the Antarctic ice sheet is losing mass at a much faster rate than previously thought. Researchers at...

Drawing memory from an unexpected place

There's an old saying that states, “the weakest ink lasts longer than the strongest memory,” implying that one is always better off taking notes...

New planet found outside solar system

A new planet was discovered in Dec. orbiting a white dwarf star about 53 light years away. The planet, given the name HD 21749b, is...

Donna Strickland to give free lecture

For the last year 2018 marked a momentous occasion in the University of Waterloo’s history. The awarding of the Nobel Prize in Physics to University...

Lime E-Scooters: Highlights from technical report

University of Waterloo’s David Johnson Research and Technology Park, the surrounding Idea Quarter District, and Laurel Trail were the chosen locations for the Lime...

Sustainability in livestock: Chickens

  by Nick Owens There is an old joke that goes as follows, ‘plants absorb carbon dioxide. Animals produce it. By eating meat and not vegetables,...

Girls Who Code goes international

by Sarah Mazen The innovative program, Girls Who Code, is expanding internationally with 100 new clubs to begin in Canada within the next year. Girls...
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