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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...

Tips for safe Holiday Shopping Online

by Nick Owens With Black Friday and Cyber Monday (and the weeklong sales thereafter) drawing to a close, many have already gotten their holiday shopping out...

The Trump Caterpillar

by Charlotte Hings In nature, the way something looks can make it or break it. The Megalopygid Caterpillar has recently earned a new nickname, the Trump...
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