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News archive - June 2021

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Metal catalysts used for environmental sustainability found to degrade and become less effective

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Some tiny catalysts being considered for industrial-scaled environmental remediation efforts may be unstable during operation

New research is showing that some tiny catalysts being considered for industrial-scaled environmental remediation efforts may be unstable during operation.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

“Smart” segmented ring device delivers medications to stop HIV transmission

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Researchers have designed a device that delivers two medications that help stop HIV transmission.

Researchers have designed a device that delivers two medications that help stop HIV transmission. Although condom usage is the best strategy for preventing HIV transmission, the researchers are working to design a device that can be used by sex workers and in situations where women are not in a position to negotiate condom use.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

High-risk, high-reward research

Four high-risk, high-reward research projects led by Waterloo Engineering professors were awarded a total of $1 million in federal funding this week.

Each of the projects is eligible for up to $250,000 over two years under the New Frontiers in Research Fund 2020 Exploration program, which brings researchers from different disciplines together to pursue breakthrough ideas.

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