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Genetic breakthrough for rare disease

Thu, 2005-12-08 09:30

David Rosenblatt's lab identifies the gene responsible for a rare but devastating disease that impairs the body's ability to absorb vitamin B12.

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On the Rhodes to Oxford

Thu, 2005-12-08 09:30

She's smart, real smart. Dominique Henri, currently working on her MA in French Language and Literature, becomes the 126th McGillian to cop a coveted Rhodes Scholarship.

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The great climate debate

Thu, 2005-12-08 09:30

Things get a little heated at the inaugural Lorne Trottier Public Science Symposium: Climate Change and Energy. The panel of four internationally renowned experts all agreed that the menace of global warming is real - they just didn't see eye-to-eye on what should be done.

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Marci Denesiuk: Travelling great distances inside and out

Thu, 2005-12-08 09:30

When she isn't tooling solo down to Mexico on her hog or designing web pages for McGill, Marci Denesiuk is writing award-winning collections of short stories.

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Stewart's wing to foster collaboration

Thu, 2005-12-08 09:30

The newly renovated wing of the Stewart Biology Building is unveiled, marking the completion of the first phase of the Developmental Biology Research Initiative (DBRI). What does this have to do with fruit flies? Read on...

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Entre Nous: Defending tradition, setting a course for the future

Thu, 2005-12-08 09:30

We know it's a real word, but just what the heck does "complementarity" mean anyway? Abe Fuks, Dean of Medicine, is gracious enough to explain the provincial government's definition and how that could affect the future of the MUHC.

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R&D's amazing race

Thu, 2005-12-08 09:30

Canadian universities pick up the pace in the global sprint for top-ranked R&D. Who will make it to the podium and who will be lapped?

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Jake Eberts joins religious studies class

Thu, 2005-12-08 09:30

Even big-time producers like Jake Eberts occasionally roll snake eyes. Sure, he helped make "Gandhi," "The Killing Fields" and "Dances with Wolves," but what was he thinking when he signed on for "Super Mario Brothers"?

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Medical students retest

Thu, 2005-12-08 09:30

When 14 out of 39 family medicine residents failed the 2005 Collège des Médecins du Québec exams, the Faculty of Medicine decided to take a closer look at the way it trains residents.

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It's not easy being green

Thu, 2005-12-08 09:30

How eco-friendly is McGill? An in-depth look at various green initiatives that include car pooling, equipment recycling, recto-verso paper policy, bike-lending programs and, of course, those champions of refuse, the good folks of Gorilla Composting.

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