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Teaching KITT to drive in the rain

Self-driving cars are getting closer and closer to reality. UBC computer scientists are trying to ensure wet conditions don’t rain on the parade.

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Three new species of microbe found in the guts of termites have been named after members of the Canadian prog-rock band Rush, owing to the microbes’ long hair.Three new species of microbe found in the guts of termites have been named after members of the Canadian prog-rock band Rush, owing to the microbes’ long hair.Three new species of microbe found in the guts of termites have been named after members of the Canadian prog-rock band Rush, owing to the microbes’ long hair.Three new species of microbe found in the guts of termites have been named after members of the Canadian prog-rock band Rush, owing to the microbes’ long hair.2017 Chemistry Alumni Reunion. Photo: UBC Chemistry.

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