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Newest miracle food may be avocado, which has potential cancer-busting properties

First it was blueberries. Then the tart, deep red seeds of pomegranates. Now it's avocado's turn in the spotlight.<p>Long revered as a superfood with good vitamin and fat content, the fleshy green fruit is being used in the development of a drug that researchers hope will one day be able to fight …


Physicists shatter stubborn mystery of how glass forms

A physicist at the University of Waterloo is among a team of scientists who have described how glasses form at the molecular level and provided a …


Sunny days are here again: How to keep your staff engaged during the summer months

After a long, hard winter in most parts of Canada, many people are counting the days until they are able to get away to the lake, the ocean or even …

Wheelchair curling research underway at University of Waterloo

Paralympic gold-medalist Mark Ideson is throwing stones at the KW Granite Club in Waterloo, Ont., but it’s not the stones placement that’s getting …


Retired astronaut Chris Hadfield takes teaching post at University of Waterloo

Retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has landed his next job, signing on as a professor of aviation at the University of Waterloo.<p>Though his appointment as an adjunct professor has officially begun, Prof. Hadfield isn't expected to begin teaching and advising in aviation and other programs …

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University Waterloo on Twitter: "Can stress be good for you? #UWaterloo prof co-authors research on the benefits of stress."