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What doesn’t kill you may make you live longer

McGill research finds unexpected link between cell suicide and longevity
Thu, 2014-05-08 12:02

What is the secret to aging more slowly and living longer? Not antioxidants, apparently.

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McGill Postdoctoral fellow wins the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles award and discusses his study in "The Academic Minute" podcast

Thu, 2013-05-02 10:40

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is pleased to congratulate Dr. Jean-Philippe Lessard, an ecologist and postdoctoral fellow at the Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science at McGill University, who has been selected as the April 2013 winner of an Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles award, from the Fonds Nature et Technologies of the Government of Quebec. Dr. Lessard has also been featured in the "Academic Minute" podcast for his work building a new map of the world’s zoogeographic regions.

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Study sheds light on genetic “clock” in embryonic cells

International collaboration reveals timing mechanism in formation of vertebrae
Tue, 2012-11-13 13:03

How do embryos measure time? 

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Study of research-paper submissions sheds new light

Resubmissions from other scientific journals yield more citations than first-intent submissions
Fri, 2012-10-12 12:58

A large-scale survey of the process for submitting research papers to scientific journals has revealed a surprising pattern: manuscripts that were turned down by one journal and published in another received significantly more citations than those that were published by the first journal to receive them.

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Science Documentary Film: Kingdom of the Seahorse

Sun, 2012-11-11 15:00 - 17:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium or room 200, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free

Documentary film Kingdom of the Seahorse (NOVA, 2003): Seahorses' extraordinary looks and surprising behavior have earned them a mythic stature, one that now puts them in peril. Millions are harvested each year for use in Chinese medicine as a cure for male impotence. Now their populations worldwide are plummeting. Dive with Amanda Vincent, the world's leading seahorse biologist, in Australia and the Philippines as she explores the secret lives of these extraordinary fish and launches innovative efforts to help them thrive once again.

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Science Documentary Film: Ωcéans

Sun, 2012-10-28 15:00 - 17:00
Redpath Museum : Auditorium or room 200, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: Free

Océans, dont le titre est également stylisé en Ωcéans, est un documentaire français réalisé par Jacques Perrin et Jacques Cluzaud.Ce documentaire filme l'océan et les créatures marines.

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