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Rats can be trained to drive a car, inviting comparisons

Q.  “Baby face, you’ve got the cutest little baby face,” the song goes.  New science reveals that the power of cuteness goes way beyond...

When is too much monitoring?

In the age of helicopter parenting and invasive monitoring technology, is there such a thing as information overload for today’s parents? Apparently so, says a...

John Mahood students hope you’re ready for STEAM Thursday night

Students at Elmira’s John Mahood Public School will become the teachers for one night on Thursday. The community is invited to STEAM, a night where...

SJK event encourages girls to roll with their scientific curiosity

Aiming to give back to the community and inspire their peers, Grade 11 girls at St. John’s-Kilmarnock School in Breslau are putting together a...

A curious mind pays dividends

Adam Martinez of Conestogo is heading to Montreal next month to show off his work in microbiology. He just won the Waterloo-Wellington Science and Engineering...

Lack of math, science skills hurting Canadian job prospects

For all the money spent on education, students aren’t opting for courses that would help their future careers In theory, science is the most interesting...
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U.S. edges out Canada in national para hockey battle

In the natural on-ice rivalry between Canada and the U.S., the American para hockey team has had the...

Federal funding to boost dementia research in Waterloo Region

An aging population and growing number of dementia cases have health researchers working on numerous fronts, from medical...

Judgment day for seven local maple syrup operators

And the winner is ... well, that’s still a secret. The winning entrant vying...

The finance industry always extracts its ounce of flesh

More than half of Canadians won’t be contributing to an RRSP this year, apparently immune to the exhortations...

The View From Here: February 20, 2020

The sap may not be running, but there's plenty of syrup on hand in these parts...