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  1. July 11, 2019 Powerful new robotics technology can improve bridge inspections

    Powerful robotics technology developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo makes critical bridge inspections cheaper and more reliable by automating the process.

    The new system combines autonomous robots, cameras and lidar – a remote sensing method using lasers — to systematically collect data for defect detection and analysis. 

  2. July 10, 2019How does playing with other children affect toddlers’ language learning?

    Toddlers are surprisingly good at processing the speech of other young children, according to a new study. And toddlers who have more exposure to other children, such as those in daycare, may be particularly good at certain word learning skills.

  3. July 9, 2019New technique developed to detect autism in children

    Researchers have developed a new technique to help doctors more quickly and accurately detect autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children.

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