John Howland, a psychology professor at the University of Saskatchewan, is researching the effects of stress on memory and cognitive functions by placing rats in boxes with touch screens.
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Canadian research facilities are often well-funded during construction phases but are left without much support from the federal government to keep them operational.
The synchroton is no longer emitting any light after a failure of the system’s cooling plant shut down the light source and all research being done at the facility. Research at the Canadian Light Source was brought to a halt last month after the cryoplant, the cooling system for the synchrotron, failed Oct. 6.
After a year-long planning process, the University of Saskatchewan Library has launched a new search feature called USearch.
Anyone who has visited the library’s home page since Jan. 9 will know that USearch has been given prime real estate. It is now the first tool at your disposal in searching the library for academic resources.
A University of Saskatchewan scientist has helped map the genetic blueprint of marijuana, potentially leading to improved research and expanded use of the Cannabis sativa plant.
Scientist’s believe their findings, made available to researchers worldwide on Oct. 20, can act as a foundation in developing new strains of medical marijuana, as well as strengthen certain traits in hemp.
The Canadian Media Research Consortium has released a new study that shows Canadians value their Internet connections over other media.
Reading comprehension from a smartphone screen is as low as half of that when reading from a standard desktop monitor, according to a recent study by a University of Alberta research team.
A recent study at Ryerson University debunked the common assumption that playing violent video games desensitizes gamers to violence, but only for young adult gamers.
The University of Saskatchewan and the University of Regina have teamed up to conduct a study on disparities in health across the province.
Saskatchewan has one of the highest rates of asthma and other chronic lung disease nationwide.
Until recent years, antimatter was merely a theoretical convenience and dramatic plot device. Now, thanks in large part to researchers from Canada, antimatter has not only been proven to exist but has also been trapped long enough to be tested.
The Biology Club is focused on hosting the Prairie University Biology Symposium, which will run Feb. 24 to 26.
The Elevator ➯
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