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Friday, July 19, 2019

Health tech companies woo judges at Waterloo pitch competition

Health tech companies captured the most interest and money at Waterloo’s largest startup pitch competition.

Among the 10 companies vying for the top prize, four companies persuaded the judges that their ideas had the best chance at commercial success. Winners included:

Thursday, 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. 

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

How 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.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

New 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.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Taking action on fast fashion: Study
 shows way forward on textile waste

Consumers and sectors of the fashion industry alone cannot drive the change needed for a more sustainable textile industry, new research shows.

The textile industry will require government policy and market intervention to make the necessary changes, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

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