Climate change is significantly impacting Canada’s water resources. From melting permafrost, to more pervasive algal blooms, to increased flooding, these impacts are only expected to increase in the future.
A team of researchers has discovered that many Canadian lakes can provide new insights into ancient oceans, and their findings could advance research about greenhouse gas emissions, harmful algal blooms, and early life forms.
On Earth Day, thousands of scientists and supporters around the world gathered for the March For Science. Many Waterloo Science students, faculty, staff and administrators participated in the KW March For Science in Uptown Waterloo.
Thousands of butterfly and moth specimens have been patiently waiting 70 years for their chance to be seen again. Ernest Leonard James donated the collection of more than 5,000 insect specimens to the Department of Biology in the 1960’s. Now, they will awaken from hibernation and fly into the digital age.
Ten of Southern Ontario’s elite young high school scientists competed at the regional edition of Sanofi Biogenius Challenge Canada (SBC), the country’s most prestigious national student science research competition last Thursday at the University of Waterloo.
A study involving Waterloo biologist Josh Neufeld and post-doctoral fellow Michael Lynch finds that bacteria in the human gut contribute to the physical and psychological symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), paving the way for new treatments against the most common digestive i