As a water crisis looms in Cape Town, could it happen in Canada?

The city of Cape Town, South Africa is under extreme water rationing and heading towards complete depletion of its municipal water supply.

University of Saskatchewan a key partner in Agri-Food Supercluster

As a world-leading agricultural research university, the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) will be a pivotal partner in Canada's agricultural supercluster—Protein Industries Canada—announced today in Ottawa by Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains as one of five national superclusters awarded a total of $950 million.

Graduate students winners in first PAW 2018 poster competition

University of Saskatchewan graduate students Getenesh Berhanu Teshome, Udoka Okpalauwaekwe and Carolyn Gaspar are the winners of a poster competition held in conjunction with the Feb. 7th People Around the World “PAW” conference.

Diversifying chickpea genetics for better crop performance

University of Saskatchewan researchers Bunyamin Tar’an and Donna Lindsay at the Crop Development Centre (CDC) are part of an international project that will increase the genetic diversity of chickpea crops by providing plant breeders around the world with access to thousands of seed progeny from wild plants.

Bee health issues keep researchers busy

At the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) a group of veterinary pathologists have devoted their time and attention to the health of the honey bee and their colonies.

The science of squirrels

The first time Andrea Wishart held a baby squirrel, she knew then she wanted to better understand the furry little creatures, especially their boom-or-bust behaviours.

Learning from the lungs

The eyes may be the window to the soul, but for Gurpreet Aulakh, the lungs are the window to disease.