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Combining resources

Thu, 2006-10-26 07:00

The architectural mock-ups of the new Engineering Student Centre are so cool even the little figurines look happy.

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Strange science in the middle world

Thu, 2006-10-26 07:00

Controversial British ethologist and evolutionary theorist (and the man once called "Darwin's Rottweiler") delivers the Beatty Lecture during Homecoming.

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Margaret's Massey

Thu, 2006-10-26 07:00

Margaret Somerville kicks off her Massey Lecture series at the Mount Royal Centre.

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Around campus

Thu, 2006-10-26 07:00

Plays, pumpkins, physics of superheroes, and the Osler Lecture reaches a milestone.

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Senate

Thu, 2006-10-26 07:00

Crunching numbers.

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Childhood obesity conference webcast

Thu, 2006-10-26 07:00

Experts from around the world are attending the 2006 McGill Integrative Health Challenge Think Tank. For an insider look, view the conference webcast.

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From Microscope to Stethoscope continues next week

Fri, 2006-10-27 07:30

In his public lecture Dr. Brian Ward explains how new immunologic ideas are helping address HIV, tuberculosis, avian flu and the "second coming" of SARS.

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Study rejects girls' excuse for smoking

Tue, 2006-10-24 12:00

In the first detailed study of the practice, McGill researchers have found that smoking and non-smoking teenage girls gain weight at exactly the same rate. Dr. Louise Pilote headed the study, whose findings were presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress in Vancouver.

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The new genetics - DNA is not your identity

Tue, 2006-10-31 12:00

The November issue of Discover magazine includes a story on how "the new science of epigenetics rewrites the rules of disease, heredity and identity." McGill's Moshe Szyf, featured prominently in the article, is a pioneer in linking epigenetic changes to the development of disease.

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'It's a matter of constant creativity'

Tue, 2006-10-31 12:00

The challenge for McGill is to keep its present as impressive as its past. Global competition and the battle for funding make that a tough bid, but as Ingrid Peritz reports, the university is finding ways to stay ahead.

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