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Thu, 2005-04-07 09:30

How the tsunami changed two world travellers.

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McGill's three Killam winners

Thu, 2005-04-14 09:30

McGill scored an unprecedented hat trick in this year's Killam Prizes. Computer scientist Luc Devroye, medical anthropologist Margaret Lock and biochemist Nahum Sonenberg each won a $100,000 prize in their respective fields.

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Scholars chew the fat

Thu, 2005-04-14 09:30

Canada is growing, and it's not entirely in a good way. Obesity is on the rise, and experts participating in a McGill conference say that diet alone won't solve the problem.

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Science and the entrepreneur

Thu, 2005-04-14 09:30

McGill graduate Julian Adams returned to McGill to share his experiences as a groundbreaking research chemist leading the field in anti-cancer drug development.

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Anti-American obsession: Quebec vs the U.S.

Thu, 2005-04-14 09:30

Seagram Visiting Chair in Canadian Studies David Haglund examines the roots of Quebec's developing, and historically recent, aversion to our southern neighbours.

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What's for dinner? Let instinct guide you

Thu, 2005-04-14 09:30

The red colobus monkey of Uganda may not have access to Canada's food guide, but anthropology professor Colin Chapman has discovered their nutritional preferences. This may help park managers boost the numbers of the little tree dwellers.

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Using computers to test survival success

Wed, 2004-04-14 09:30

Andr� Costopoulos studies ancient hominid species and the factors that affected their different survival rates, and he does it in real time. No, he doesn't own a time machine: the anthropologist uses computer models to imagine how our antecedents might have coped with their world.

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Listening to the great beyond

Thu, 2005-04-14 09:30

Seth Shostak, senior astronomer with the SETI project, not only believes in extraterrestrial life, he's sure we'll hear from them within the next few decades.

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Lighting Nicaragua

Thu, 2005-04-14 09:30

While in Nicaragua last year, engineering student Bahareh Seyedi was struck by the lack of activity after the sun set at night. Together with fellow students and some innovative technology, she has set up a program that will bring light to rural areas.

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McGill's daycare dilemma

Thu, 2005-04-14 09:30

There are hundreds of people on the waiting lists for McGill's two daycares, run by the university and by the SSMU. The provincially subsidized system keeps costs down for parents, but has led to administrative problems that university users are addressing through informal discussion groups and lobbying.

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