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Plant Roots Built Beachhead for Life on Land


Plants – even relatively small ones – played a crucial role in establishing a beachhead for life on land, according to recent work by an international team from China, the U.S., the U.K., and the University of Saskatchewan. The team found that...
30-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New U of S Plant Research Centre Launched to Design Crops for Global Food Security


The University of Saskatchewan marked the official launch of its unique Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre (P2IRC) today with an international symposium and demonstration of new drone technology to be used in novel crop development...
29-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vaccine Developed for Devastating Pig Virus


University of Saskatchewan scientists at the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization International Vaccine Centre have developed and tested a prototype vaccine against Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) which has so far killed more than...
22-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U of S Scientists Probe the Mystery of Sable Island’s Growing Wild Horse Population


SASKATOON - University of Saskatchewan (U of S) biologists have made a significant advance in understanding the ecology of Sable Island and its iconic wild horses—one that underscores how intimately connected living systems are.
4-Aug-2016 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rare Wood Bison Calves Born at the University of Saskatchewan

Veterinary researchers at the University of Saskatchewan have successfully produced three wood bison calves using in vitro fertilization.
21-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Suggests Indigenous Children Were Well-Nourished Before Residential Schools


Indigenous children in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Canada in the first half of the 20th century were at a healthy weight when they entered residential schools, according to new research from the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), a finding that has...
27-Jun-2016 9:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Desert, Swamp or Mirage? Retail Food Environments and the Health of Communities


Differing food landscapes are described in a new series of papers entitled Retail Food Environments in Canada: Maximizing the Impact of Research, Policy and Practice, recently released in a special supplement of the Canadian Journal of...
15-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Saving North America's Salamanders and Newts


The fate of the world’s richest biodiversity of salamanders and newts is in the hands of pet owners across North America, said Natacha Hogan, due to the threat of salamander chytrid disease that infects both salamanders and newts with near total...
30-May-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Can Sound Waves Stand in for Light as an Analog to Hawking Radiation?


23-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT

University of Saskatchewan Experts Available to Comment on Rio Summer Olympics

4-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT

What Does the Discovery of Gravitational Waves Mean for Science and Society?


11-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST

Canadian Experts Available to Speak on Vaccine Development for Emerging Diseases


1-Feb-2016 8:00 AM EST

University of Saskatchewan Offers Expertise on Swine Flu Outbreaks


Experts in the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization, the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, the College of Medicine and the School of Public Health at the University of Saskatchewan are available to comment on the swine flu outbreak.
30-Apr-2009 12:50 PM EDT

Health Research Week: Researchers are Finding Health Solutions

Today kicks off Health Research Week in Saskatchewan. Here are some of the many University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers contributing to better health for Canadians.
1-Dec-2008 4:50 PM EST

Expert Available for Interview on U.S. Social Security Reform

Daniel Béland, a professor with the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan, is a specialist in U.S. and international old-age pensions and Social Security reform. He has published two books on U.S....
25-Nov-2008 9:00 AM EST

Experts Available to Comment on Bisphenol a Ban in Canada


World-renowned toxicologists at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada are available to comment on Health Canada's announcement that Canada will become the first country to declare chemical bisphenol A hazardous and ban it from baby bottles.
20-Oct-2008 8:00 AM EDT

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