News archive - November 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Researchers develop artificial intelligence technology that detects water leaks

Costly water losses in municipal water systems could be significantly reduced using sensors and new artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

Developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo in collaboration with industry partners, the technology has the potential to detect even small leaks in pipes.It combines sophisticated signal processing techniques and AI software to identify telltale signs of leaks carried via sound in water pipes.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Researchers identify drug mixtures that can lead to serotonin syndrome

In a recent study, Tejal Patel, a professor at Waterloo’s School of Pharmacy, has determined that mixing antidepressants with common drugs found in your medicine cabinet could lead to Serotonin Syndrome, a condition caused by excessive levels of the chemical in the brain.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Researchers determine that mental health influences youth cannabis consumption

High school students with positive mental health are less likely to consume cannabis, a recent University of Waterloo study has found.

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