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Being found relies on how we get lost

Q.  Fear of being lost seems to be hardwired in the human brain, yet it’s particularly difficult to know why lost people...

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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Number of coronavirus cases stabilizes in Waterloo Region

The spread of the novel coronavirus continues to slow in the region, with the number of cases...

COVID-19 cases trending down in region

The spread of COVID-19 has slowed in Waterloo Region, with the daily number of new cases at...

Province announces cancellation of the rest of the school year

Home since mid-March, students will not be returning to school this spring. The province this week announced...

Region coronavirus cases top 1,000, fatalities reach 112

The increase in testing and wider processing of results has contributed to a higher number of confirmed...

Looking for love in the time of COVID-19

Everyone wants to have that Hallmark movie ending and find the person with whom they are meant...