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  1. Mar. 23, 2018Gulf of Mexico dead zone not expected to shrink anytime soon

    Achieving water quality goals for the Gulf of Mexico may take decades, according to findings by researchers at the University of Waterloo.

  2. Mar. 22, 2018Bereavement Notice

    It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the death of Paolo San Gabriel, a fourth-year environmental engineering student at Waterloo. Paolo passed away suddenly on March 18 surrounded by his family and friends.

  3. Mar. 21, 2018New valve technology promises cheaper, greener engines

    Technology developed at the University of Waterloo reliably and affordably increases the efficiency of internal combustion engines by more than 10 percent.

    The product of a decade of research, this patented system for opening and closing valves could significantly reduce fuel consumption in everything from ocean-going ships to compact cars.

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