A convenient, easy to use, and rapid alternative to blood-based HIV testing may become the new standard for field testing, according to a new MUHC study.
McGill welcomes "A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier" author Ishmael Beah, with an introduction by Sen. Roméo Dallaire
A 68-million-year-old T-Rex thigh bone find ties the King of Dinosaurs to modern-day species, with its soft tissue most closely matching that of chickens. "I'd call it a milestone," says paleontologist Hans Larsson of McGill. "Dinosaurs will enter the field of molecular biology and really slingshot paleontology into the modern world."
Conference to examine historic archetypes, current realities
Robert Lang, one of the world's top origami masters, comes to McGill next week, where he'll construct the model of a giant pteranodon. Lang's pteranodon should be ready for permanent installation alongside the dinosaur in the main gallery of the Redpath Museum by the end of the week. To benefit the museum, McGill hopes to sell a limited number of Lang's mini-pteranodons in a silent auction.
Harvard-McGill study confirms that sleep has a favourable effect on memory
On behalf of all faculty, staff and students in the McGill community, Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum has expressed her deepest sorrow and concern at the news of the shootings at Virginia Tech.
International group to explore how universities can promote UN development goals
Dr. Richard I. Levin, McGill’s Dean of Medicine and Vice-Principal (Health Affairs), writes in an op-ed piece in the Globe and Mail that a new MUHC hospital would discourage medicine grads from straying south.
The MUHC is proud to announce the inauguration of a new $3-million tomotherapy machine, the first of its kind in Quebec.