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  1. Mar. 25, 2019Surge in cannabis use among youth preceded legalization in Canada

    National discussions on cannabis legalization, along with increased access to medical marijuana, may have encouraged more high school students to consume the drug years before it became legal in Canada.

  2. Mar. 22, 2019UW grad student creates first standardized Arabic reading acuity chart

    A graduate student at the University of Waterloo has developed the first standardized chart to measure vision for reading in Arabic – a language spoken by hundreds of millions of people around the world.


  3. Mar. 18, 2019Quantum researchers show vast new potential for radar technology

    Researchers at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) performed the first demonstration of quantum-enhanced noise radar, opening the door to promising advancements in radar technology.

    The researchers showed how the quantum process can outperform a classical version of the radar by a factor of 10, enabling the detection of objects that are faster, smaller, or further away – all while making the radar less detectable to targets.

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