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Rethink your green appeal

Thu, 2006-03-30 11:30

You know environmentalism is scoring high on the Trend-o-Meter when SUVs start running green. Hey, saving the planet never goes out of style - just ask the folks in attendance at the annual Rethink conference.

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Going ape over gorillas

Thu, 2006-03-30 11:30

Speaking of the state of our planet; with all the dire predictions of impending environmental cataclysm, it sure is swell to get a little happy news once in a while. This time the good news comes from an unlikely source - Rwanda, where ecotourism has helped gorilla populations swell to totals not seen since the 1960s.

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Depression drugs may fight cancer

Thu, 2006-03-30 11:30

Jean-Paul Collet's groundbreaking research suggests that commonly prescribed antidepressants may protect against colorectal cancer.

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A sombre Senate

Thu, 2006-03-30 11:30

Although hitting such high notes as announcing the recent CFI funding and welcoming new Dean of Arts Chris Manfredi, Senate was by and large a sombre affair that included a eulogy for popular former student Fred Sagel and a debate over the fate of the Sexual Assault Centre.

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Osler Library gets financial boost

Thu, 2006-03-30 11:30

When a director of the Harold Crabtree Foundation retires, it is customary for the foundation to make a donation to the charity of the individual's choice. So, what agency did James Darragh pick to get the $100,000 gift? Obviously, you didn't read the title.

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Around campus

Thu, 2006-03-30 11:30

Books, builders, dazzling dancers, Supreme Court speaker and socially significant science. Oh, and this just in, CKUT wants your money.

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Brain development rate linked to intelligence

Thu, 2006-03-30 09:00

The brains of highly intelligent children appear to develop in a distinctive and surprising way that distinguishes them from less intelligent children, according to a study from the National Institute of Mental Health. Drs. Jason Lerch and Alan Evans of McGill's MNI provided analysis of data with the help of a unique database.

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MUHC goes 'Green'

Tue, 2006-04-04 09:00

Hospital wins "Go Green" certification at "Le Montréal du futur" event.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: MUHC Public Relations & Communications Services
Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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Kids at risk

Tue, 2006-04-04 14:30

The impact of depression on the entire family.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC
Office Phone: 514-412-4449
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Orchestrating emotion

Wed, 2006-04-05 09:00

Five Boston Symphony Orchestra musicians and about 50 audience members will be part of a novel scientific experiment measuring music's emotional effect. The experiment will be "conducted" by McGill's Daniel Levitin and Stephen McAdams.

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