University of Waterloo

New tool to make web browsing easier for the visually impaired

Scientists at the University of Waterloo, in collaboration with Microsoft and the University of Washington, have developed a new tool called Voice Exploration, Retrieval,...

Vital signs can now be monitored using radar

Scientists at the University of Waterloo have devised a new radar system that can wirelessly monitor the vital signs of patients, eliminating the need...

New wheel units could reduce vehicle costs

Most current urban vehicles are scaled-down versions of standard passenger cars. This imposes serious limitations on the safety, comfort, efficiency, dynamic performance and, hence,...

Your body image is impacted by those around you

Body image is a complex multidimensional construct composed of thoughts, feelings, attitudes, and behaviors related to one’s body and weight. A plethora of research indicates...

Drawing is better than writing for memory retention

Drawing and painting are fundamental activities in children's development, as kids express themselves and their emotions through drawing and coloring in. A new study...

Batteryless smart device closer to reality

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have taken a step forward toward a new generation of smart devices that don't require batteries or charging....