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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

U of S Researcher Honoured for Next-Generation “Camera Pill” to Diagnose and Treat Gut Ailments


A University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researcher who has improved the technology for taking pictures inside the human gut has won the 2016 Innovation Place–Industry Liaison Office Award of Innovation.
25-May-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Forest-Loving Moose Learning to Thrive on Farmland


While populations of moose have been declining in much of their North American range, research from the University of Saskatchewan shows how these icons of the northern boreal forest are finding success by moving south into farmers’ fields.
16-May-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Kamskénow Program Links U of S Math and Science Students with Community Schools

Kamskénow, an award-winning outreach program that brings engaging science and math education to Community Schools in Saskatoon, has just received renewed funding through PromoScience, a program of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research...
6-May-2016 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mike Babcock to Receive Honorary Degree From U of S


When he returns home to Saskatoon next month, the University of Saskatchewan will pay tribute to Mike Babcock by awarding him an honorary Doctor of Laws for outstanding achievement and exceptional service to the community at Spring Convocation.
3-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Earth Day: Researchers are Finding Green Solutions

As people around the world prepare to celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) are doing their part by developing smart, practical, green solutions to better the environment.
21-Apr-2008 2:00 PM EDT

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