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ECO Canada award

Bioresource Engineering congratulates Eyad Jamaleddine for winning the Eco Canada Award

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Published on : 31 Mar 2011

Mapping human vulnerability to climate change

First global map suggests climate change will have greatest impact 
on the populations least responsible for causing the problem

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Published on : 03 Mar 2011

Producing clean water in an emergency

McGill researchers develop a new and inexpensive way of filtering water using silver nanoparticles

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Published on : 23 Feb 2011

Bacteria living on old-growth trees 
may help forests grow

Biology researchers discover that bacteria living in mosses on tree branches twice as effective at ‘fixing’ nitrogen as those on the ground

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Published on : 22 Feb 2011

Quebec Engineering Competition (QEC) 2011

Congratulations to all BREE students who took part in the Quebec Engineering Competition (QEC) held January 27 to 29, 2011.

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Published on : 14 Feb 2011

Helping feed the world without polluting its waters

McGill researchers develop first-ever detailed global map of critical phosphorus use and misuse

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Published on : 02 Feb 2011

Pigs reveal secrets: New research shines light on Quebec industry

Which are the best pieces of pork, what their texture is, how moist they are – the secrets pigs keep from even the most skilled butchers – are about to be revealed, thanks to a sophisticated new technique that has been developed by McGill University researchers in conjunction with Agriculture Canada and the pork industry.

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Published on : 04 Nov 2010

Media advisory: Co-ordinator of UN high-level task force to open McGill Food Security Conference

Dr. David Nabarro, Assistant Secretary-General at the United Nations and co-ordinator of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis, will deliver the keynote address at the opening evening of the Third McGill Conference on Global Food Security on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 5 p.m., at Centre Mont-Royal, 2200 Mansfield St. in Montreal.

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Published on : 14 Oct 2010

Water management and malnutrition crucial issues at McGill food conference

Water management and malnutrition are the two key threats to food security that will be discussed at the Third McGill Conference on Global Food Security, to be held Oct. 19-21, 2010, in Montreal.

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Published on : 02 Sep 2010

Bioresource Engineering NABEC 2010 Conference Winners

Congratulations to Bioresource Engineering students Stephanie Mayer, Stephanie Dumais, Eman ElSayed and Colin Gombault on their wins at the 2010 NABEC (http://www.abe.psu.edu/nabec/)Conference held in Geneva, NY July 18-21.

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Published on : 04 Aug 2010

Could life survive on Mars? Yes, expert says

McGill microbiologist looks at Martian-like environment on Earth and finds evidence of bacteria

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Published on : 07 Jun 2010