USask researchers find composite resists corrosion as well as current industry standard and holds more waste
McGill researchers develop new green technology
University of Alberta research could pave way for immunocompromised people to safely treat infection.
University of Ottawa researchers using CLS to develop next-gen electronic devices
UBC researchers identify unique water storage system that protects balsam poplar trees from drought
Synchrotron light enables researcher to identify wheat varieties that best retain nutritional properties
Researchers from University of Guelph develop method for converting liquid oils to solid, plant-based fats with texture similar to meat.
Researchers demonstrate effectiveness of method for containing toxins from mine waste that could help protect drinking water, prevent cancer.
Using CMCF beamline, researchers from Hospital for Sick Children decode how human antibodies protect us against malaria
Researchers from Cornell University, Purdue University have identified a previously undiscovered mechanism triggered by calcium when it’s added to soil.
Researchers from Western University gain deeper understanding of all-solid-state lithium-sulfur batteries, which could lead to EVs that cost less to purchase, travel further on a single charge, and are safer to drive.
Researchers from Western University have discovered that incorporating other metals reduces the amount of platinum that is required to produce energy, and results in a more stable catalyst for fuel cells.
Researchers from McGill University, Université du Québec à Montreal develop new approach to making inexpensive batteries that hold large amounts of charge and recharge quickly.
U of M researcher studying how to make magnets cheaper, easier to produce
A team led by researchers at the University of Queensland has developed an innovative method to turn harmful tailings into healthy soil.
New antimicrobial coating could revolutionize cleaning methods
Researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences are investigating the impact of phosphorous on sensitive soils and local aquatic systems.
USask researchers have developed a better membrane for dialysis machines that could lead to safer treatment, improved quality of life for patients with kidney failure.
Researchers from the University of New Brunswick and The Ohio State University use Canadian Light Source for experimental confirmation of quantum monodromy
Researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) have identified a new protein that helps an oral bacterium thrive in other locations around the body.
U of T researcher Gisele Azimi is bringing battery recycling to a new level, using captured carbon dioxide to harvest the precious metals used for green technologies.
Modular design by researchers at Rice University could be used to clean air in homes, industrial plants, and even a space station.
An international collaboration between researchers from Brazil and the United States has identified a process for turning poultry waste into a soil additive for agriculture.
Scientists are helping close the loop on the sustainability cycle with research into nutrient-enhanced biochar.
Using the CLS, an Ontario research team has come up with a new method for creating meat substitutes with the same fibrous qualities as a steak or chicken breast
Researchers from the University of Saskatchewan are investigating how the first frost impacts corn varieties, in the hopes of finding new ways to maximize crop yields.
Saskatchewan’s Athabasca Basin is home to some of the world’s largest and richest uranium deposits, but it can still be tricky to find them.
Scientists from the University of Guelph have used the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan to better understand how several infectious bacteria, including E. coli., build a protective sugar-based barrier that helps cloak their cells.
Researchers demonstrated a new electrically powered catalyst that is twice as efficient as baseline materials at producing acetic acid, which has multiple industrial applications.
Researchers from McGill University have made an exciting discovery about specific proteins involved in the spread of certain cancers.
A research team based in Winnipeg is using the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan to find new, cutting-edge ways to battle cancer.
When Simone Pujatti dove deeply into the makeup of rocks from the ocean floor, he did not find what he was expecting — he found something much more interesting, with implications for mitigating climate change.
Efficiently building a better diode one layer at a time
Researchers used the CLS to uncover how structures in cannabis flowers are connected to the plant's complex chemistry.
Researchers from the University of Toronto (U of T) are harnessing the power of proteins to stop cancer cells in their tracks.
Researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) have discovered a new material made of common elements that may one day make our everyday electronics, such as cellphones, cheaper and more environmentally friendly.
Researchers from the University of Toronto (U of T) and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) have identified a promising therapeutic target to help treat lung infections in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients.
Today, the Canadian Light Source (CLS) Board of Directors at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is announcing the appointment of a new CLS Chief Executive Officer.
Application of a discovery that was aided in part by the Canadian Light Source (CLS) at the University of Saskatchewan has advanced to pre-clinical trials and is now the basis of a dynamic new startup.
Converting CO2 to useful chemicals
Researchers from University of Saskatchewan use Canadian Light Source to examine why common agricultural byproduct an effective adsorbent for clearing pharmaceutical pollutants from water.
A team of scientists from the United States, Canada and Germany are tackling one of the largest challenges of our generation — reliable energy storage.
Scientists from Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, University of Saskatchewan using the CLS to investigate energy solutions.
Bison have long held a prominent place in the culture of the Carry the Kettle Nakoda Nation, located about 100 kms east of Regina.
A team of researchers based in Europe used the Canadian Light Source to understand how to make fertilizer nutrients more available to rice plants.
New linear accelerator will ensure continued world-leading discovery and innovation.
Osteoporosis takes heavy toll on Canadians in terms of physical suffering and economic burden.
Wilfrid Laurier researchers are exploring how bacteria target weak points in the connective ligaments in your mouth.
Fresh water is a finite resource vulnerable to contamination.
Better understanding of viral protein could lead to more effective COVID drug treatments with fewer side effects
Although the COVID-19 pandemic may feel like it is winding down for many people, there is still much to be learned about the virus that could help us to keep it at bay in the future.
Strokes are the third leading cause of death in Canada and have impacted close to 880,000 Canadians over the age of 20.
Developing therapeutics for COVID-19 should lessen the length and severity of the illness, keeping more people out of the hospital and improving patient outcomes.
New glow-in-the-dark material can track path of drugs through the human body
McGill scientists have identified potential method for producing hydrogen from the oceans.
Finding sustainable sources of renewable energy will help combat climate change and offer consumers access to reliable sources of fuel.
For the first time, researchers have used synchrotron imaging to study both the size and spread of bullet fragments in big game shot by hunters.
Four flagship research centres at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) uniquely equipped to keep Canada at the forefront internationally in vaccine development, imaging science, sustainable water management and monitoring space weather have been awarded nearly $170 million.
New structural information about an enzyme target in cancer medicine could help the development of next generation inhibitors.
Tiny motors play large roles in our cells and are targets for new therapies.
Synchrotron analyses could be used to fast-track the development of novel high-strength steel designs.
Research may help advance human and environmental health.
Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute researchers investigate intricacies in superconductors with hopes to support quantum computer development
Using a synchrotron to study how soil can reduce greenhouse gases, retain more moisture during droughts, and hold more soil organic carbon for greater crop resilience.
Tested gloves released microparticles, organic matter, and heavy metals into water after weathering.
Using light brighter than the sun to help identify the cause of hip implant failure.
Synchrotron’s “superhuman vision” made it easy to detect markers of brain damage.
Getting more useful products out of renewable resources like wood is the goal of scientists who are using Canada’s only synchrotron.
About 38 million people globally are living with HIV.
After successfully completing his three-year term as senior government relations officer at the University of Saskatchewan’s Canadian Light Source, former provincial cabinet minister Rob Norris is leaving that role and retiring from the University of Saskatchewan.
Researchers are examining the history of our oceans to better protect us from climate change.
Canadian researchers capture x-ray images of electric vehicle batteries as they degrade over time
Scientists work to unlock the full potential of biological machines that can have a huge impact on human health.
Researchers are using synchrotron light to literally peel back the onion on cell walls to help plants better withstand the stresses caused by climate change and disease.
Saskatchewan researchers may have uncovered unprecedented details in dinosaur fossils.
Using the CLS, McGill researchers have discovered a small molecule that may help combat COVID-19 and could contribute to a new arsenal of treatments slowly making their way to market.
Researchers analyze chemicals that present health concerns as materials degrade.
Scientists are looking to harness the immune system to fight cancer.
University of Guelph researchers are using the CLS to help develop sustainable, plant-based versions of popular foods.
Scientists are working to develop advanced electronics by taking inspiration from a breakfast favourite and stacking molecules like pancakes.
Could recycled materials help to build durable roads in areas with significant temperature swings like Saskatchewan?
Infrared and microwave treatments for milled lentils are being optimized for the Saskatchewan market
USask professor John Tse is using our BXDS beamlines for insight into ice formation in extreme environments
Swinburne scientists are using the CLS to examine grains of black rice, helping identify and produce safer and more nutritious varieties
McGill University researchers used the CLS to advance a novel method for growing synthetic bone tissue.
New agreement will strengthen ties, enhance agricultural research, and encourage new technology development.
Dr. Kendra Furber uses Mid-IR to focus in on specialized brain cells
A. baumannii is a WHO-recognized critical priority pathogen for research, due to antibiotic resistance
Canadian researchers are using synchrotron light to help develop new alloys with helpful properties.
One in every ten Canadians has kidney disease, according to the Kidney Foundation.
Heart valve calcification is one of the leading causes of death in Canada.
Monitoring dust from legacy mine tailings to keep communities safe
After years of meticulous research, Dr. Ajay Dalai’s exploration of canola meal pellets as an eco-friendly alternative to coal and natural gas for both heat and energy is poised to move into its next phases – scaled-up pellet production and commercialization.
Levels of arsenic in Northern Ontario’s Long Lake are so high that some local residents can no longer drink the water.
Pain relief is a critical issue in medicine, but effective pain management is often overlooked.
Memorandum of Understanding for the Future of Circular Collider Feasibility Study signed
Scientists are designing better versions of the drugs used to fight antimicrobial-resistant germs like the deadly hospital-acquired superbug MRSA.
As part of a national initiative to mark the 50th anniversary of Gerhard Herzberg’s Nobel Prize, the University of Saskatchewan (USask) is naming the main experimental hall of the Canadian Light Source (CLS) and a prominent physics lecture theatre on campus after the renowned scientist.