It has taken nearly 34 years, but finally a lemon tree has been bred in the U of S greenhouses specifically for low-light conditions in an indoor home environment.
Can what we eat and how much we eat affect how long we live?
Food and Bioproducts Science assistant professor Christopher Eskiw said the answer is yes. But why this is true is an extremely complex question whose answers are locked within our genes and how they are affected by environment and diet.
For example, research shows that caloric restriction – eating a nutritious diet with fewer calories – is good for you.
“There is a large accumulation of research showing that when
Many people ask Graeme Joseph how he ended up at the University of Saskatchewan, and the answer is simple: he wanted to work for an institution where Aboriginal education “is a very clear priority.”
Corey Tomczak is driven by the twin passions of doing something new to benefit cardiac patients, and passing on his enthusiasm to his students.
“I’ve known I wanted to be a neurological physical therapist since high school,” said Kristin Musselman, who joined the faculty of the U of S School of Physical Therapy in July 2013.
“I was one of those horse-crazy kids,” said Dr. Kate Robinson. “I started riding when I was about eight years old and continued all the way through my undergrad university.”
Jeff Lane joined the U of S in July 2013 as an assistant professor in the Department of Biology, specializing in how mammals, specifically squirrels and prairie dogs, respond to climate change.
“The questions I’m interested in are long term like, how are wild populations responding to climate change? Is there any evidence of evolutionary responses in the populations?”
Lane grew up in Calgary and developed a love of the outdoors in the Rocky Mountains. He completed his bachelor’s degree in ecology
While they may not shout out “is there a theoretical physicist in the house?,” scientists from across Canada and around the world often end up at Yansun Yao’s office at the Canadian Light Source, seeking his help.
John Hansen joined the U of S in July 2012 as an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology specializing in justice, crime and society within the context of Indigenous knowledge and non–Western models of justice.
Clayton Bangsund was working on his PhD at the University of Alberta when the U of S College of Law came calling, offering the chance to work with one of his mentors, law professor Ronald C.C. Cuming.