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2014-04-10 13:43:08

There is no point faking it in bed because chances are your sexual partner will be able to tell. A study by researchers at the University of Waterloo found that men and women are equally perceptive of their partners' levels of sexual satisfaction. The study by Erin Fallis, PhD candidate, and co-authors Professor Uzma S. Rehman and Professor Christine Purdon in the Department of Psychology at Waterloo, identified sexual communication and ability to recognize emotions as important factors...

Rivers, Streams Release Far More Carbon Dioxide Than Do Lakes: Study
2013-12-10 06:51:50

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Contrary to common belief, rivers and streams release carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere at a rate five times greater than the world's lakes and reservoirs combined. The findings of this international study, which included the University of Waterloo, have been published in the journal Nature. "Identifying the sources and amounts of carbon dioxide released from continental water sources has been a gap in understanding the carbon...

2013-09-13 08:26:07

Event Made Possible by Arc Media, Kik, and University of Waterloo Stratford Campus, Sponsors Dedicated to Bringing Technology to Human Levels WATERLOO, Ontario, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fluxible is one of Canada's premiere events for "user experience" designers, the people who strive to bring technology to a human level in the design of products and services. Fluxible takes place in Kitchener-Waterloo on September 14 & 15, 2013. It draws attendees and expert speakers from...

2013-07-03 23:20:03

Vestec continues global expansion by adding Emerging Markets expertise. Waterloo, ON, Canada (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Vestec, Inc. a leader in powerful Artificial Intelligence technologies, announced today that Ms. Nina Shapiro, former Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at International Finance Corporation (IFC), has joined its Advisory Board and will help guide Vestec’s growth strategy for emerging markets. “Advances in Artificial Intelligence research are creating a powerful...

2013-06-27 23:18:57

Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah bin Turki bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Executive Chairman of ZAD Investment Company, joins Vestec’s Advisory Board. Waterloo, ON, Canada (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Vestec, Inc. a leader in powerful Artificial Intelligence technologies, announced today that they have secured a significant equity investment from Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah bin Turki bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud. Prince Mishaal has also joined Vestec’s Advisory Board and will help guide Vestec’s growth...

Cosmic Rays And CFCs Are Key Culprits For Ozone Depletion And Global Climate Change
2013-05-31 08:12:02

[ Watch the Video: What is Global Warming ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are to blame for global warming since the 1970s and not carbon dioxide, according to new research from the University of Waterloo published Thursday in the International Journal of Modern Physics B. Qing-Bin Lu, a professor of physics and astronomy, biology and chemistry at the University of Waterloo, arrived at this conclusion after conducting an in-depth...

2013-04-23 08:44:04

WATERLOO REGION, ON, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Communitech's five-year digital strategy is producing big results after just three years, according to a report card released today. In mid-2009, Waterloo Region-based Communitech set out to: -- Support the creation of 100 new digital media and mobile computing companies -- Help generate 2,000 new jobs within startup companies -- Help create and retain 5,000 new jobs in existing technology...

2013-04-22 12:29:49

To visit this ARC, please click the following link: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/CNW0004-cdmn-canadas-only-national-digital-media-conference/ TORONTO, April 22, 2013 /CNW/ - CDMN Canada 3.0 2013, Canada's only national digital media conference focused on the commercialization of innovation, will feature world-class speakers, a wide-ranging program and showcase of Canadian entrepreneurship when it gets under way May 14 and 15, 2013 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The...

2013-04-18 08:34:39

University of Waterloo architecture and engineering students receive first prize TORONTO, April 18, 2013 /CNW/ - RBC and B+H proudly announced today the winners of the 2013 Evolve Sustainable Design Competition. University of Waterloo students Renee Hum-Hsiao, Elaina Poleto, Keegan Steeper, Joanne Yau and Thomas Yuan received first prize for their design of an environmentally sustainable bank branch of the future. The winning team received $5,000 and an opportunity to meet with some...

2012-11-13 08:46:22

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON, Nov. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Google Canada and Communitech, one of Canada's largest start-up enablers, today announced a partnership to help mentor and grow a new generation of successful Canadian-led technology companies. "Google has been a great corporate supporter of the Waterloo tech sector and of Communitech's work with local startups, so I'm delighted to officially welcome Google into our partner space at the Communitech Hub," said Iain Klugman, CEO of...