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Screw you guys, I’m going farming

In the increasingly depressing times we live in, the call of escapism can be quite tempting. Video games in general are effective ways to...

Nano-women: the age of innovation

Women all over the world are constantly fostering a change within society and here at the University of Waterloo, it’s the research and passion...

Started in Waterloo, acquired by Microsoft Maluuba takes another step towards creating literate AI

Maluuba, a startup founded by two Waterloo alumni, has been acquired by tech giant, Microsoft. The company, which works on AI, deep learning and...

Bullsh*t and Alcohol Consumption: a brief tour of science comedy

Did you hear oxygen and potassium went on a date? It went OK. It was with this joke that Robert Gooding-Townsend opened his talk on...

My heart’s on Fire (Emblem)

Following their press conference for the Switch, Nintendo made gaming headlines again Jan. 18, when they revealed details about three new Fire Emblem games...

Nintendo Switch it on

For those who don’t know, Nintendo hosted their Nintendo Switch conference Jan. 12, where millions around the world watched a livestream to learn more...

Sci-Files: First measurement of antimatter spectrum

The concept of antimatter was first proposed in 1928 by English physicist Paul Dirac with a theory that states every atom has an equal...

Waterloo alumni listed under Forbes 30 Under 30

Several UW alumni students have been listed in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list of 2017, including co-founder of Vidyard, Devon Galloway, age 29, who...

Anticipating games in 2017

Welcome to the year 2017. While some might say that 2016 was terrible, both in real life and in the games industry, that doesn’t...

Ecology Lab collections app is ever-expanding

The Ecology Lab at the University of Waterloo started off the new academic term adding of two new collections on their app. By visiting...
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