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An experimental anticancer compound has been found to reverse schizophrenia in mice, researchers question the quantity of water thought to be on the moon, and research out of MIT proposes an alternate theory on the cause of dinosaur extinction.

Practicality over performance

The Midnight Sun legacy, which began 25 years ago with a solar powered bike, is now taking a turn in a more "practical" direction, designing and building a solar car.

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Researchers have found that a person's choice of pet can reveal one's personality, the inventor of web reveals names that were considered for it, and an Associated Press report discusses how an aircraft can disappear.

Entering your games: the virtual reality future

In this week's Giga Game Breaker, Ed discusses virtual reality and gaming.

New app allows users to earn money while cooking at home

UW students created an app that allows users to share meal ideas and cooking lessons.

Teens get technical at annual robotics competition

UW hosted the annual FIRST Robotics Competition, featuring high school teams from around the region, and beyond.

How long must a game be?

These past few weeks have presented new games that share a particular quirk: <em>South Park: The Stick of Truth </em>and <em>Metal Gear Solid V:...

Energy drinks draining healthy teenagers

A recent study by researchers from the University of Waterloo and Dalhousie University found connections between teen energy drink consumption and mental health issues,...

Nanoscopic research makes big impact

With the increasing emergence of drug-resistant strains of bacteria, it is becoming progressively more important to find alternative ways to thwart disease. Research is beginning...

Waterloo physicists lead team in glassy surface research

Waterloo physicists figure out how the surfaces of glassy materials flow like liquids even when they should be solid.
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