The history of the U of S is filled with tangible tales of the people who have made contributions to scientific research.
The topic of science isn’t just for textbooks and dry academic papers. Popular science books are gracing reading lists from Goodreads to The New York Times. Here are a few books that you can crack open for a gander. I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong…
Why is science important?
It is time that all members of our university community learn to demonstrate respect for all kinds belief systems.
A University of Saskatchewan student is researching a process that could make purifying water efficient and sustainable.
The Canadian Light Source — also known as the synchrotron — has lined up $67 million in funding before its upcoming four year budget cycle even begins. But the search for cash continues.
How do you journey to the centre of the earth? Well, you don’t. But with an overpowered mini-furnace and a big piston, you can get several kilometers down, or at least simulate those conditions.
A team of researchers led by University of Victoria professor Tim Stockwell concluded raising the minimum price of beverages with high alcohol content reduces their consumption. A study focusing mainly on pricing strategies in Saskatchewan concluded that prices should be raised for any drink over 6.5% alcohol content.
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.
A protein found in semen has been shown to cause the female brain to trigger ovulation. An international team of scientists led by University of Saskatchewan veterinary biomedical sciences professor Gregg Adams made the discovery and published their findings Aug. 20 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.