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Feb 04, 2014, 15:09 ET

L'amincissement spectaculaire de la glace des lacs de l'Arctique réduit la saison des glaces de 24 jours

Une étude réalisée par l'université de Waterloo montre que le gel des lacs de l'Arctique intervient plus tard dans...

Feb 04, 2014, 07:36 ET

Dramatischer Schwund von Eis in arktischen Seen beschneidet winterliche Eissaison um 24 Tage

Arktische Seen frieren später im Jahr zu und tauen früher auf, sodass die winterliche Eissaison heute rund 24 Tage kürzer ist als...

Feb 03, 2014, 15:06 ET

Dramatic thinning of Arctic lake ice cuts winter ice season by 24 days

WATERLOO, ON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Arctic lakes have been freezing up later in the year and thawing earlier, creating a winter ice season...

Jan 23, 2014, 12:52 ET

Klimawandel bedroht Olympische Winterspiele

Wenn sich die Prognosen zur Erderwärmung bewahrheiten, wird es am Ende dieses Jahrhunderts in nur sechs ehemaligen Austragungsorten der...

Jan 23, 2014, 11:40 ET

Le changement climatique menace les Jeux olympiques d'hiver

Seules six des villes ayant déjà accueilli les Jeux olympiques d'hiver bénéficient d'un climat suffisamment froid pour...

Jan 23, 2014, 07:00 ET

Climate change threatens Winter Olympics

Only six of the previous Winter Olympics host cities will be cold enough to reliably host the Games by the end of this century if global warming...

Jan 21, 2014, 15:32 ET

Waterloo summer camp wins national award for engineering and science outreach

WATERLOO, ON, Jan. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The University of Waterloo's Engineering Science Quest (ESQ) outreach program has been awarded the 2013 Actua...

Dec 10, 2013, 12:02 ET

Engineering innovations help ease the pain of Canadian winter

WATERLOO, ON, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Harsh winter conditions may be easier for Canadians to manage with new products invented by two University of...

Dec 03, 2013, 15:17 ET

Professor Chris Hadfield calls world class University home

WATERLOO, ON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Keep your long-term goals in mind to make your dream a reality, Professor Chris Hadfield told members of...

Nov 27, 2013, 13:16 ET

Canada's progress in tobacco control under threat

WATERLOO, ON, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - A new report released today reveals that Canada is at risk losing ground in its efforts to reduce tobacco...

Nov 25, 2013, 11:27 ET

Graphic warnings labels on cigarette packs could lead to 8.6 million fewer smokers in the United States

WATERLOO, ON, Nov. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - A research paper published in the scientific journal Tobacco Control shows that graphic warning labels on...

Nov 13, 2013, 12:57 ET

Work started on centre of excellence for innovation in aging

WATERLOO, ON, Nov. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Ground was broken for a pioneering innovation institute for aging on the north campus of the University of...

Oct 08, 2013, 13:53 ET

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield joins University of Waterloo

WATERLOO, ON, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The University of Waterloo today announced the appointment of retired Canadian astronaut, Chris...

Sep 17, 2013, 08:01 ET

Expert: Colorado flooding

WATERLOO, ON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - As flooding continues to ravage parts of Colorado, the University of Waterloo in Canada has a climate...

Sep 09, 2013, 08:00 ET

New skate technology increases speed and prevents injuries

WATERLOO, ON, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - A University of Waterloo graduate with a passion for hockey has invented a spring-loaded skate that...

Aug 20, 2013, 08:31 ET

Emergency rooms failing to meet seniors' needs

WATERLOO, ON, Aug. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Emergency departments are not meeting the needs of senior citizens, according to a new international study...

Jun 05, 2013, 09:00 ET

Home-based rehab for seniors improves quality of life, saves money

WATERLOO, ON, June 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Seniors with musculoskeletal disorders, like arthritis or broken bones, who get rehabilitation at home are...

May 31, 2013, 06:36 ET

Según un estudio, el calentamiento global está causado por los CFCs, no por el dióxido de carbono

Los clorofluorocarbonos (CFCs) son los culpables del calentamiento mundial desde los años 70 y no el dióxido de carbono, según una...

May 30, 2013, 12:01 ET

Global warming caused by CFCs, not carbon dioxide, study says

WATERLOO, ON, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are to blame for global warming since the 1970s and not carbon dioxide,...

Mar 28, 2013, 16:29 ET

The School of Accounting and Finance at the University of Waterloo announces the winners of the 2nd Annual Equity Research Challenge

WATERLOO, ON, March 28, 2013 /CNW/ - The School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) at the University of Waterloo held their 2nd annual Equity...