Zebra muscle

Zebra mussel is inspiration for human body super glue


Waterloo engineering professor is developing a glue that may one day be used to engineer human tissues and organs

Ralph Smith

Climate change can dramatically increase invasive mussel numbers


Warmer temperatures and stronger storms will cause invasive mussels to multiply in one of Ontario’s most popular sport fishing lakes, Waterloo biologist finds

man blowing smoke

Waterloo research: More Canadian teens smoking hookah


One in four high school seniors are trying tobacco water pipes known as hookah

Litter in fresh water lake

Legislation needed to clean up plastic from Great Lakes


Lake Erie has the highest concentration of plastic waste of all the Great Lakes, says Waterloo scientists

Young woman walks with a senior woman

At what cost? The forgotten needs of young carers


Children and youth who help care for family members with special needs have few places to turn for support, finds Waterloo study

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Supermassive black holes: Physicist to investigate with x-ray telescope


Waterloo scientist is part of team directing next-generation Japanese x-ray space observatory

Geoffrey Fong

Waterloo researcher recognized as a world leader in tobacco control


Geoffrey Fong receives prestigious American Cancer Society award for his outstanding contribution to reducing tobacco use worldwide

Vice President Ken Kelzer and Executive Director Brandon Vivian examine vehicle modifications

Cars of the future: General Motors visits Waterloo


Innovative automotive research at Waterloo attracts GM executives looking to grow established partnership

Kim  Cuddington holds an Asian carp

When invasive Asian carp look for love in all the right places


Many species gather at landmarks to find mates easily. When invasive species do this the results can be devastating, says Waterloo biologist

Kathleen Rybczynski

Mompreneurs: Children are the greatest risk factor for women entrepreneurs


Children actually help entrepreneurial dads stay the course but the gender difference starts to disappear when women get access to startup funds, says Waterloo economist