Dec 13, 2018
Inability to perform basic activities delays mental health patients’ discharge
Mental health patients who have difficulty performing daily living tasks are four times more likely to experience discharge delays than someone who can perform those tasks independently.
Dec 12, 2018
Artificial Intelligence being used to develop drugs even faster and cheaper
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is making it possible to discover new drugs faster, cheaper, and more efficiently.
Dec 6, 2018
Drawing is better than writing for memory retention
Older adults who take up drawing could enhance their memory, according to a new study.
Researchers from the University of Waterloo found that even if people weren’t good at it, drawing, as a method to help retain new information, was better than re-writing notes, visualization exercises or passively looking at images.
Dec 5, 2018
Peace, not war, responsible for deforestation in armed conflict zones
Rates of deforestation in war zones increase dramatically once peace is declared, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.
Dec 3, 2018
New study ranks which Canadian cities are best prepared for climate change
A new study from the University of Waterloo sheds some light on which Canadian cities are most prepared to take on the challenges of climate change.