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Nestlé water opposed by Ontarians

Drought is an issue that has plagued Southern Ontario and British Columbia in recent years. This is why the Council of Canadians has been...

The science behind… the power nap

Feeling tired or groggy in the middle of the day? Do you often use coffee, soda, or energy drinks to fight through the fatigue...

Research for new chlamydia treatment

Sexually transmitted infections (STI) have hit an all-time high in the U.S. and Canada. North Americans are consistently being infected with ailments such as...

Oxygen found in ancient rocks

A research team believes that ancient rocks are the key to understanding Earth’s early history. Researchers from Arizona State University (ASU) believe these rocks...

UW: on the way to zero waste UW continues zero waste action plan started...

In 2017, the University of Waterloo (UW) committed to become a zero waste campus (90 per cent diversion rate) by 2035. This objective requires...

LEGO my championship

University of Waterloo student, Jaeleen Koscielski has been a volunteer of the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) LEGO League program...

Ph-ighting Canada’s worst invasive species

The European Common Reed (Phragmites australis), commonly referred to as Phragmites (pronounced frag-my-tees), was deemed Canada’s worst invasive species in 2005 and has since...

The science behind… early birds vs. night owls

Some people wake up in the morning bursting with energy and ready to start the day: the early birds. Others prefer to stay up...

Converting CO2 to something useful

The utilization of carbon dioxide (CO2) is beneficial from an economic and environmental standpoint. Not only is recycling gaseous CO2 affordable, it also reduces atmospheric...

Donna Strickland delivers guest lecture

The first University of Waterloo President’s Lecture of 2019 happened on Wednesday, Jan. 30. The speaker was Waterloo’s own Nobel Laureate, Professor Donna Strickland....
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