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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....

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...
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