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Science Literacy Week @ McGill 2017

18Sep2017
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24Sep2017

Science Literacy Week @ McGill is happening from September 18 to 24!

New understanding of how muscles work

Published: 23Aug2017

Muscle malfunctions may be as simple as a slight strain after exercise or as serious as heart failure and muscular dystrophy. A new technique developed at McGill now makes it possible to look much...

Fear, fearlessness and animal extinction

Published: 24Jul2017

Too much fear can be dangerous for species’ survival. In fact, fear alone, even in the absence of a live predator, can lead to species’ extinction if the population size is small enough suggests a...

Healthy Brains For Healthy Lives Workshop: Mechanistic Models of Neurodegenerative Disorders

10Jul201708:30
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11Jul201718:00

As part of McGill’s Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) initiative we are hosting a two-day workshop on July 10 and 11, 2017 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (de Grandpré...

The Science of Cosmetics

11Mar201319:00

Dr. Joe Schwarcz will discuss the science behind cosmetics/ossCategory: Public lectures and conferences

Researchers identify gene associated with intracranial aneurysm in French-Canadian population

Published: 31Oct2016

Scientists have identified a gene in the French-Canadian population that predisposes them to the development of intracranial aneurysm (IA), a potentially life threatening neurological condition...

Science Rendez-vous

9May201513:00
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15:00

As part of  "Science Rendez-vous," celebrated across the country on Saturday May 9, we will be presenting the "Science of Magic" and "Fun with Chemistry" at the Otto Maass Chemistry Building....

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