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Trees burning in a wildfire

Is Fort McMurray’s water supply contaminated by the wildfire?

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Wildfire and water supply is a significant global problem that will intensify with climate change, says Waterloo expert

Richard Yim - this story contains video

Landmine Boys: What a new grad is doing to save lives

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As a boy, Waterloo engineer Richard Yim dreamed of inventing technology that would defuse landmines

Map indicating lake ice levels in Canada

Check out changes to Arctic sea and lake ice

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Canada’s leading polar data collection has released two animations to help the public see the impact of our changing climate

Radiomic sequence

Breakthrough tech helps doctors more accurately diagnose cancer

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Over-treatment of cancer patients is controversial. Now big data mining of MRI images and CT scans is helping radiologists make the right diagnosis

Panel members at opening session of OpenAccess Energy Summit

OpenAccess summit addresses energy inequity

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Waterloo Global Science Initiative brings together top minds to tackle global challenges

Richard Hughson conducting research with Chris Hadfield - this story contains video

Waterloo science aboard the International Space Station

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Researcher in Applied Health Sciences is leading a new experiment aboard the International Space Station

Gah-Jone Won giving his 3MT presentation

Treatment to restore nearby vision a winner for Waterloo PhD student

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Three-Minute Thesis competition challenges graduate students to make research relatable

Tree of Life rendering

New tree of life may hold clues to cleaning up pollution

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A Waterloo researcher who helped create the revised tree of life hopes new microorganisms will help clean up contamination

Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell and President Feridun Hamdullahpur

Ontario’s Lieutenant Governor tours University of Waterloo

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The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell meets faculty, students, staff and attends the Velocity Fund Finals competition 

Students working in lab

Waterloo biologist and First Nation examine mercury in fish

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Kluane First Nation youth, using the latest sampling and analysis techniques in a Waterloo lab, are finding very low levels of mercury in fish 

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