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- May 24, 2017
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.
Experts at the Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab, which is backed by nearly $27 million in cash and in-kind support, will help Canadian companies tap the enormous potential of AM, commonly known as 3D printing, while also advancing the technology itself through research.
- May 18, 2017
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.
Initial results show that the immediate visual feedback the new technology provides makes patients perform better.
- May 17, 2017
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.
The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Waterloo and the Université libre de Bruxelles, appears in Nature Communications. If found that man-made dam reservoirs trap nearly one-fifth of the organic carbon moving from land to ocean via the world’s rivers.