May 24, 2017
University of Waterloo lab will help shape the future of industrial 3D printing
Speeding the adoption of industrial additive manufacturing (AM) equipment and processes on shop floors is one of the key goals of a world-class University of Waterloo facility that received a major funding boost today.
May 18, 2017
Technology aims to improve physiotherapy outcomes using sensors and machine learning
Researchers at the University of Waterloo combined motion sensors with software programs so that people recovering from hip and knee replacements could see how well they were doing their rehabilitative exercises.
May 17, 2017
Dams are major driver of global environmental change
Water reservoirs created by damming rivers could have significant impacts on the world’s carbon cycle and climate system that aren’t being accounted for, a new study concludes.
May 11, 2017
Marijuana use tied to poorer school performance
The study found that when students started using marijuana at least once a month, they were about four times more likely to skip class, two-to-four times less likely to complete their homework and value getting good grades, and about half as likely to achieve high grades, than when they had never used the drug.
May 9, 2017
Just as many teenagers use cannabis as smoke cigarettes
Just as many teenagers use cannabis every day as smoke cigarettes, according to a new report from the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at Waterloo.