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U of S crop scientists help crack the wheat genome code

A University of Saskatchewan (U of S)-led research team has played a key role in an international discovery that will have an impact on the food security of millions of people around the world—the sequencing of the billion-piece jigsaw puzzle that is the bread wheat genome.

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John A. Macdonald should not be forgotten, nor celebrated

The recent decision by the City of Victoria to remove a statue of Sir John A. Macdonald from in front of city hall has sparked much discussion about whether statues and other commemorations of historical figures should be removed or replaced.

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U of S researchers uncover insect-resistant genes in wheat

A recent PhD graduate at the University of Saskatchewan is among the first researchers worldwide to apply the groundbreaking sequencing of the bread wheat genome to develop more pest-resistant crops.

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U of S to host scholars from New Zealand

A delegation of a dozen Maori scholars and artists from New Zealand will visit the University of Saskatchewan campus later this month as part of an international trip to Canada.

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Undergraduate research assistant prepares for poster competition

Shaylyn Kress is looking at language as part of her work in the Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at the University of Saskatchewan.

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How to improve farm safety for kids

Agriculture is rated among the most dangerous industries by the International Labour Organization, and not just for adults.