Asphalt research could cut costs, increase longevity of Saskatchewan roads

Some Saskatchewan roads might make drivers feel like they’re cruising over moguls instead of pavement, but a Saskatoon research team’s work could help change that. University of Saskatchewan researchers are exploring how different asphalt mixes respond to freezing and thawing…

Alberta baby ‘Mighty Hudson’ home after gene therapy: ‘he’s cured’

The first six months of his young life have been a roller-coaster but “Mighty Hudson” Cowie is back home in Alberta after an experimental gene therapy procedure in Tennessee was successful. “It’s been so long since we’ve got to see…

David Attenborough: ‘Seven Worlds, One Planet’ will take your breath away

If you’ve watched the Planet Earth series, then most likely you’d recognize David Attenborough‘s voice anywhere. The 93-year-old natural historian is back to narrate and host Seven Worlds, One Planet, BBC Earth’s latest documentary about our home planet and its…

U of S researchers help discover new parasite found in wolverines

Two University of Saskatchewan (U of S) researchers helped discover a new form of Trichinella — a parasite found in wolverines. Related News Wolverines are elusive animals, and some wildlife biologists only see one in their entire career. Trappers in…

StFX to support construction of commercial space launch site in Canso, N.S.

St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, N.S. will sign a memorandum of understanding with Maritime Launch Services Ltd. on Friday that will voice support for the construction of a private commercial space launch site in Nova Scotia. Maritime Launch Services…

London, Ont., study aims to pinpoint impact of veterans’ confidentiality concerns on seeking mental health care

A new study out of Lawson Health Research Institute in London, Ont., aims to ensure that veterans who need care seek it. The two-year study, announced Tuesday, will look at Canadian veterans’ beliefs about confidentiality in mental health care, specifically…