Exploring the promise of the quantum realm

Rob Knobel is probing the ultimate limits of nanomechanical systems to develop and build tiny vapour sensors, which could be used as airport security tools to prevent terrorism or drug smuggling.

Seeking control

Google's Project Loon aims to provide internet access to the entire globe using a network of high-altitude balloons. Less than half the world's population and fewer than 30 per cent of people in Africa and Asia have internet ...

Researchers examine the evolution of flight

Research by post-doctoral fellow Alexander Dececchi challenges long-held hypotheses about how flight first developed in birds. Furthermore, his findings raise the question of why certain species developed wings long before ...

Researchers find truth to age-old maxim 'work hard, play hard'

Queen's University biology professor Lonnie Aarssen has published a study that, for the first time, provides strong empirical support for a correlation between a motivation to seek accomplishment and an attraction to leisure.

Making advancements in workplace diversity

Advancement's initiative aligns with the university's commitment to making reasonable efforts and progress on achieving a workforce that is representative of the overall Canadian workforce.

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