Science & Tech

Neuroscience: A computational problem

Can humans be replaced by robots? Can we actually have a human-like conversation with Siri? More specifically, can we create an artificial brain that...

Two UW scientists developed a model to assess the economic impact of climate change...

  The Canadian Great Lakes Basin is one of the largest freshwater reservoirs in the world and is a critical factor in Canada’s economy. However,...

UW’s COVID-19 Vaccine update: pre-clinical testing starting soon

In the midst of the global pandemic, COVID-19 demands urgent action. Here at UW, researchers are developing a nasal spray vaccine that will begin...

The Fight for Dark Mode on LEARN

With most classes going online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students are using LEARN more than ever. But LEARN’s background is bright white -...

The Dos and Don’ts of Face Masks

Just a year ago, if you would have asked me how to put on a face mask, I would have given you a confused...

UW alumni make PPE for frontline workers at Waterloo company

The Canadian Shield is one of several companies that have made significant contributions to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada. Founded by Jeremy Hedges...

Did UW lose $20 million in pensions because of fossil fuel investments?

  A 2016 analysis by researcher and Fossil Free UW member Truzaar Dordi estimated that UW lost up to $20 million in potential gains between...

HeyLocal in support of small local businesses in the Kitchener-Waterloo area

New challenges have arisen for small to medium-sized businesses in Kitchener-Waterloo ever since the beginning of  the COVID-19 pandemic. Supporting local businesses has become more...

Waterloo Region COVID-19 recovery rate lower than Ontario average

The values shown in this article reflect the status of the COVID-19 pandemic on May 29, 2020 and may differ from current numbers.  Throughout Ontario,...

How Effective Is It Really to Wear a Mask?

Face masks have become a symbol of the COVID-19 pandemic and a flashpoint in the culture war over the lockdown. Uncertainty around COVID-19 has permeated...
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