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What sunscreens are safe for the ocean

Sunscreens are made from a variety of different chemicals to prevent UV rays from damaging your skin. While the main aim of a successful...

The Future of Medicine: Nanomedicine for Cancer Treatment

Continuous progress in nanotechnology is opening many doors across numerous medical disciplines. One of the latest nanotech cancer research, led by doctor Duxin Sun...

UW CONCEPT $5K SEMI-FINALS ARE UNDERWAY The combination of funding with supportive and collaborative...

The Concept $5K pitch competition is officially underway, with 21 teams in pursuit of grant funding for their business ventures.  The competition, which is hosted...

Sesame & Spice 

**not nut free  We have finally entered a point during summer where a hot bowl of noodle soup simply would not suffice. But this shall...

Advancing eye care through physics: a visionary collaboration between UW researchers

When physicists collaborate with professors at the UW School of Optometry and Vision Science, the resulting innovation is visionary. Dmitry Pushin, a UW professor in...

UW researchers replicate the cosmic ‘Unruh effect’ in lab

For years, physicists have faced challenges in replicating cosmic phenomena in a laboratory setting. However, a team of researchers at the University of Waterloo...

Bracing for the pandemics of the future

An interdisciplinary team of graduate students and researchers at the University of Waterloo is developing an AI-powered monitoring system to prepare for future pandemics. GoodLabs...

Over 9,000 tree species still unknown

While there are currently about 64,000 known tree species, a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences predicts there are over...

Antarctica is melting with black carbon emissions

The growing human presence in Antarctica, mainly for tourism and research, is accelerating snowmelt according to a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature...

Green entrepreneurship workshop: Championing Indigenous Youth Startups

The fourth event of the University of Waterloo’s “Green Entrepreneurship Workshop Series,” hosted in partnership with the Commission for Environmental Cooperation, was held on...
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