USask researchers explore new cell target for cystic fibrosis treatment

A rare cell type in the airways of the lungs may lead to new and innovative cystic fibrosis treatments.

It’s hard to think of many activities humans undertake that don’t require using arms and hands. From work-related motions to household chores, caregiving, driving and sports, much of the movements that define our daily routines rely on the proper functioning of our upper body.

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers will have access to one of the world's most powerful quantum computers, thanks to a $558,208 contribution from PrairiesCan through the Regional Innovation Ecosystem (RIE) Program.

Imagine a map of every field under agricultural production across Western Canada, showing detailed information about what crops are currently grown and whether they represent an optimal use for local conditions.

A collaboration between graduate students from the University of Saskatchewan (USask) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) secured a winning spot in the 2024 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Storytellers Challenge, marking the first time a collaborative entry has placed top five in the contest’s eleven-year history.

Using an innovative new method, a University of Saskatchewan (USask) researcher is building tiny pseudo-organs from stem cells to help diagnose and treat Alzheimer’s.

The upcoming conference will feature energy researchers, experts and policy-makers from around the world.