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  • How I Spent My Summer Vacation     Oct 27, 2008

    Fungus may have potential to turn oilsands into forest

    October 20, 2008

    By Anne-Marie Hickey

    A discovery by University of Saskatchewan graduate student Xiaohui Bao may help transform the Athabasca oilsands from looking like the Sahara Desert into a thriving forest.

  • How I Spent My Summer Vacation     Oct 27, 2008

    Student's detective work helps map oil-rich formation

    October 27, 2008

    By By Anne-Marie Hickey

    An estimated 500 billion barrels of oil lies within the Bakken Formation, a vast underground layer of rock covering Saskatchewan, Manitoba, North Dakota, and Montana.

  • How I Spent My Summer Vacation     Oct 21, 2008

    Research hopes to reduce oil industry footprint in North

    October 6, 2008

    By Anne-Marie Hickey

    Back in the '70s, the Northwest Territories' Mackenzie River Delta was a central target for the oil and gas industry, though the dream of a massive pipeline to the South ended up being put on hold by a long government assessment.

  • How I Spent My Summer Vacation     Oct 21, 2008

    X-ray technology gets a 21st century make-over

    October 14, 2008

    By Ashleigh Mattern

    University of Saskatchewan student Joel Frey went into electrical engineering because of an interest in guitars and amplifiers. He even had plans to design his own.

  • How I Spent My Summer Vacation     Oct 19, 2008

    U of S student explores link between stress and depression

    September 29, 2008

    By Anne-Marie Hickey

    An estimated two thirds of Canadians know someone who suffers from depression. Yet there is little known about the biological cause of depression and a new antidepressant drug hasnít been developed in half a century.