Developing more nutritious crops to feed a growing world

Using synchrotron light to analyze new varieties of peas could be faster, more environmentally friendly, and help to nourish underfed populations around the world.

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Dietary restrictions may benefit children with premature aging disease

Eating less may be a key factor for promoting healthy aging and for slowing down progeria, an irreversible disease that makes children age eight time faster than normal.

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USask-led group awarded $1.65 M to train young scientists for expanding plant protein industry

An interdisciplinary university group led by University of Saskatchewan researcher Michael Nickerson has been awarded $1.65 million by the federal granting council NSERC to train a...

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USask graduate student earns international award

Deeksha Shetty came to the University of Saskatchewan (USask) to earn her master’s degree, and leaves as the winner of one of the most prestigious agriscience research competitions...

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USask awarded CFI funding to research new antibiotics and food products

Two researchers at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have been awarded a total of $274,119 by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to buy equipment crucial to studies in...

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The path to ending hunger

Food and an end to hunger lie at the heart of agriculture and agricultural research, regardless of geography, crop or culture. In Africa, maize, or corn, is a daily dietary staple,...

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