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UW’s Propel Centre releases report on how smoking can cause blindness

It’s been 50 years since US Surgeon General Luther Terry released a report indicating the health risks of smoking, and there is still ongoing...

The sad case of David Cage

Movie directors such as George Lucas occupy that little space in the creative community where, while we know they possess...

Record number of startups part of VeloCity garage

This month, the VeloCity Garage welcomes eight new startups making their total lineup 35, a record number for the Garage.  ...

UW student awarded grant for prostate cancer research

After graduating from McMaster’s kinesiology program, Katie Di Sebastiano chose UW for her PhD research because of its great reputation and specific...

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<strong>Canadian investors create the Power Pillow</strong> According to <em>Daily Mail</em>, a group of Canadian investors have created the Power Pillow, which can charge your electronic...

New video series explores life with dementia

UW&rsquo;s Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP) recently collaborated with director Chris Wynn for a new video series that follows Mary Beth Wighton,...

The parable of Stanley

<em>T</em><em>he Stanley Parable </em>is a game I highly recommend to those who are studying, or interested in game design and/or storytelling. It&rsquo;s best experienced...

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<strong>2014&rsquo;s biggest trend: wearable tech</strong> In this year&rsquo;s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), wearable tech became the major theme. According to <em>Daily Mail&nbsp; </em>and the official website...

Mixed reactions over flu shots

With flu season in full swing, it is that time of year where human populations are encouraged to get flu vaccinations to combat influenza...

Engineering grad student places second in international competition

Most people don&rsquo;t take into consideration what temperature the structural steel inside their house was formed in, or its strength capability, but UW engineering...
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