Growing up in rural Nigeria, Oluwafemi Oluwole experienced first-hand the challenges of agricultural pesticide exposure on lung health.
Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency (SCA) are making progress in determining how molecular-specific proteins may be linked to certain types of cancer.
“You can never have too many tomatoes,” said Grant Wood, aghast that anyone would suggest otherwise. “You cut them up, put them in zip-lock bags, and freeze them. Then you pull them out as you need them, add some chickpeas and make curry.”
It’s out of sight and for most, out of mind. Yet the water flowing unseen beneath the ground’s surface across Saskatchewan is a vital natural resource for the province’s future.
When Joe Rubin went shopping for squid in Saskatoon, he found something sinister lurking in the calamari—bacteria that were resistant to “last line of defense” antibiotics.
PhD student Anson Main has spent months driving across Saskatchewan collecting water samples from more than 300 wetlands.
When Brett Trost enrolled in computer science back in 2009, he never imagined his University of Saskatchewan PhD research would help international experts study the deadly Ebola virus.
In Canada, bone fractures due to osteoporosis affect one in three women and one in five men over their lifetimes, costing the health-care system more than $2.3 billion a year.
Trees can be good storytellers; their rings report history that can help predict the future, and forests are filled with chapters of information on the environments in which they grew.
After the worst of many grizzly bear incidents during a summer job in the Yukon, Jeffery McDonnell returned to his studies at the University of Toronto but switched his major from geology to water studies.