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NASA and McGill collaborate to plumb Mars

Tue, 2006-05-23 12:00

Researchers from NASA and McGill test a specialized drill that, using only as much power as a light bulb, may help in the discovery of what lies beneath the surface of the moon and Mars.

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Biodiversity threatened

Tue, 2006-05-23 12:00

McGill professor Andrew Hendry's research on Darwin's finches on the Galapagos Islands is cited as an example of how human impacts can disrupt evolution.

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Aboriginal high-performance camp

Mon, 2006-05-22 12:00

McGill recently played host to its first high-performance camp for aboriginal teens who excel in sports. The three-day event, designed to interest youth in academics through sports, was organized by First Peoples' House at McGill.

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'Jump for Hope'

Mon, 2006-05-29 10:00

Breast cancer survivors "Jump for Hope" equestrian fundraising event for breast cancer.

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Launch of nationwide study for early detection of ovarian cancer

Tue, 2006-05-30 12:00

A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the universities of Sherbrooke, Laval, Quebec, McGill and Calgary have launched a multi-centre study designed for early identification of women at risk of ovarian cancer (OC).

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Hats off!

Thu, 2006-06-01 11:00

Some 6,000 new grads will take part in Convocation ceremonies this spring -- begging the age-old question: is there enough terrace space to fit them all?

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McGill's brain-imaging database a first

Thu, 2006-06-01 11:00

Biomedical engineering professor is tickled pink at the impending launch of the world's first online brain-imaging database. Researchers around the world will be able to access baseline pics of normal gray matter.

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U.S. star named dean of medicine

Thu, 2006-06-01 11:00

McGill gets its man. In this case, Richard I. Levin, NYU vice dean for education, faculty and academic affairs, is -- dare we say it? -- wooed to take the reins as dean of McGill's Faculty of Medicine.

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McGill Headliners: Iran, sun worshippers and please don't feed the finches

Thu, 2006-06-01 11:00

This edition's roundup of McGillians in the spotlight includes babies who jump the gun, summer skin cancer alert, a poke at Iran and the fabulous world of finch beaks.

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P.O.V.: From inside the Pentagon, on 9/11

Thu, 2006-06-01 11:00

Saideman offers his opinion on the increasing number of people who maintain that the events of 9/11 were just part of an intricate conspiracy perpetrated by members of the U.S. government, military and private sectors. Saideman knows too well the reality of the attacks, having been inside the Pentagon when the plane struck.

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