The boreal forest is being reshaped by wildfire. As climate change intensifies wildfire activity, the boreal forest will likely become a carbon source.
Canadian technology start-ups that incorporate an approach that learns from failure tend to perform and innovate with greater success than start-ups that seek to assign blame.
Expanding the services offered by pharmacies can have positive effects on health outcomes — and profits.
Research shows that many people living with HIV struggle with tooth decay, bleeding gums and tooth sensitivity -- due to the costs of dental care and discrimination by dental profe...
Global phosphate production is set to peak in 2030, around the same time the world's population will reach nine billion. As a finite resource, a phosphate shortage will effect glob...
Imagining how to increase water managers’ empathy for others in a holistic way is critical for our human and planetary future.
Motivation means to move. That means leaders must not only be aware of their own roles, but others' needs, goals and journeys.
Operation Car Wash is an ongoing investigation by Brazilian federal police into a money laundering scheme in which black market money dealers used small businesses to launder dirty...
A USask researcher discusses how personal interaction between teacher and students impacts learning, just as it does in the movies.
USask research shows that the provinces vary widely in their ability to produce academic results for money they spend, and PEI shows the most efficient results.
Public health is essential for a healthy state in general, and we are in a moment in time that requires especially strong public health infrastructure, USask researcher says.
USask research team has developed a system that can segment retinal blood vessels simply by reading a raw retinal image. It is a computer-aided diagnosis system that reduces the wo...
USask researchers have found that newcomer children were found to have borderline or elevated blood pressure— substantially higher than that of Canadian children, and some of them ...
The bulk of Canada’s agricultural production is in the Prairie provinces.
Toys and games offered a way for teachers and parents to prepare children for their adult lives. It was one way to take complex ideas about society and translate them into forms ch...
USask researcher discusses how dialogue between researchers and the public is needed to facilitate public policy that takes advantage of new innovations and reflects our values as ...
Many individuals suffering chronic back pain are not able to access non-physician options like physiotherapy, a USask study shows.
Intoxication typically occurs from eating recreational or medical cannabis, but second-hand smoke can affect animals as well.
USask researcher has discovered that the mechanics of the game promoted natural alliances between clerics and laymen. They were mostly not in competition with each other for common...
Usask researchers discuss how issues like climate change require rapid transformations in both conservation and food production practices.
Researchers discuss how understanding how extensive groundwater is and developing better management strategies is urgently needed.
A USask researcher has been researching how a blockchain-based system can keep users data safe, provide access control and provenance of their ownership.
A Usask researcher discusses how the study of apocalypse is a deeper well than most people can fathom.
Remote presence technology is currently in use in Saskatchewan, Canada — to provide care to acutely ill children living in remote Northern communities.
The Justin Trudeau government’s use of back-to-work legislation could haunt the governing Liberals in the months and years to come.
USask historian discusses the history of Alberta’s eugenics program, which sterilized nearly 3,000 people between 1928 and 1972.
Anxieties create fertile ground for populism as it intersects with the politics of insecurity.
North America’s three bear species — black bears, grizzly bears and polar bears — are living together for the first time. Climate change may be the answer.
With health care spending accounting for 30% of the Victorian budget, or A$20 billion, health is a major policy area for the Victorian election on Saturday.
Just as the First World War demanded increasingly greater sacrifices, Canadians need to be continuously reminded to never forget.
USask researcher discusses how neither the detractors nor the defenders of Bill C-69 appear to grasp the urgency of radically reorienting our assessment processes toward sustainabi...
Must governments in Canada consult with Indigenous communities prior to adopting legislation that could affect their rights? A USask researcher discusses the topic.
USask researchers have developed a new vaccine to help fight the spread of a lethal disease that kills cattle in Africa.
When you injure an arm, exercising the same healthy limb on the other side of the body may be key to maintaining strength and muscle size in the injured limb, a University of Saska...
It's impossible to legally protect what is not identified.Governments may use this information to develop targeted conservation strategies.
Indigenous communities and other Canadians have to be consulted on major resource projects through a better, faster and more effective process, USask professor says.
“Walking alongside” philosophy may be key to place parents at the centre to the work of the school, not separate or apart from it.
African governments need to pursue collaborations with international institutions interested in working with the continent, professor advises.
True and effective reconciliation must involve going beyond apologizing and renaming buildings to remedying with targeted actions, a U of S emeritus professor discusses.
USask researcher discusses how scientific pursuits need to be coupled with a humanist tradition — to highlight not just how psychedelics work, but why that matters.
Few Canadians know the history of McDonald's genocidal policies inflicted on First Nations and Métis people. This speaks to how statues and commemorations can act to actually erase...
Truck drivers are exposed to many risks affecting their health and their ability to drive safely, due to the nature of the job and the job market, U of S research shows.
Moving oil across the Rockies is dangerous.
U of S visiting scholar discusses how desertification is a problem of global proportions and requires a unified strategy among all countries.
USask researchers have found that changing the value proposition from industry-centric to consumer-centric may help to mitigate the negatives associated with GM food.
Even though it was closed decades ago, the Giant Mine on the outskirts of Yellowknife has left a long environmental legacy. High arsenic levels explain why hares living near the mi...
USask professors comment on the impact that the acquisition of the Trans Mountain pipeline will have on the investment community, particularly relating to natural resource developm...
Researchers discuss the origins of viruses that often make headlines such as Ebola, influenza and Zika.
While games today often sanitize conquest in North America rather than glorify it, they continue to grapple with the same questions about race, culture and history, a U of S resear...
The need to avoid both the commodification of the human body and the twin risks of exploitation and coercion among reasons why paying for surrogacy is illegal, researchers said.
U of S project in partnership with Mozambique's government, local communities and an NGO aims to offer women better access to healthcare services.
U of S professor discusses the implications of the ongoing NAFTA negotiations.The U.S. demands on dispute settlement and five-year reviews would nullify many of the benefits of NAF...
Myths we tell about ourselves and those we tell about Indigenous peoples serve corrosive purposes that risk driving Indigenous and settler Canadians farther apart, and making recon...
In Canada, the greatest natural disasters come from floods, fires and droughts — and they are getting worse as our climate changes, U of S researcher say.
For many athletes who will inevitably encounter failures and setbacks, embracing self-compassion might be a vital part of a positive and successful Olympic experience, U of S resea...
Highly-skilled water professionals are key to overcoming water management issues in Africa caused by extreme climate conditions, researchers say.
President Emeritus Peter Mackinnon talks about tolerance and freedom of expression as indispensable and essential to the idea of university.
Adaptive management and innovative ways of saving water among measures to face drought in Southern Africa.
The rise and persistence of chronic diseases, and the re-emergence of global infectious diseases, threaten Canadians and the world alike. Researcher claims that public health agenc...
Researchers propose that Canada invest strategically in the neutron facilities of international partners and in exploiting the neutron-scattering capabilities of the McMaster Nucle...
3D printing could narrow inequality in health-care delivery worldwide by producing inexpensive health-care products for low income regions.
Researchers say that very heavy local rainfall and the release of excess water from the Lagdo Dam are worsening flooding in Nigeria.
Researchers explain how coronaviruses have evolved to shut the immune system down to replicate in the body.
Pope Francis, the superstars of radical nonviolence, and a bold move to change the politics of peace
Researchers explain how active nonviolence could heal the fractures within Catholicism and other divided communities.
Water is life! Researchers explain how restoring rivers is the cheapest and most effective way to protect biodiversity.
Researchers explain the different ways these "bugs" make us sick.
The Ebola outbreak highlights shortcomings in disease surveillance and response – and where we can do better
Researchers discuss how Ebola has become a major outbreak.
Researchers describes the benefits of a Health in all Policies (HiaP) approach in policy-making to improve people's health.
Defining words makes a difference.
Researchers rethink quarantine for those potentially infected by the Ebola virus.