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Three crucial experiments, published in Nature by Professor Graham Bell and colleagues at McGill and Oxford, consolidate decades of research on biodiversity.
A McGill Geography professor is part of a team that is one of three finalists for a major international prize for research on development.
Dr Michael Petrides has won a $400.000 U.S James S. McDonnell 21st Century Scientist Award: Bridging brain, mind and behavior to help further his investigations into how memory works.
McGill has launched a unique Language Acquisition Program, where students and professors are currently investigating various aspects of language learning: from sign language to multilingualism.
A team of research scientists suggests that the Martian meteorite ALH84001 was capable of transferring life between Mars and Earth, according to new research reported in the 27 October issue of the international journal Science.
Normal aging in women affects their capacity for learning - coding, consolidating, and retrieving new information. A McGill researcher has shown that hormone replacement therapy may help prevent some of the decline in explicit memory that occurs with normal aging.
There's new hope in the fight against multiple sclerosis (MS), the most common neurological disorder affecting young people in North America. The New England Journal of Medicine reports that a new drug, AVONEX(r), can delay development of MS by 44 per cent.
The cutting-edge genetic research and career of Dr. Rima Rozen has been acknowledged by her peers with a prestigious Léo-Pariseau award from the Association canadienne-française pour l'avancement des sciences (ACFAS)
Research on low-income "squatter communities" by McGill urban planner David Brown suggests that squatters are often perceived as powerless and disorganized, is often not accurate.
Biologists from Oxford and McGill Universities team up to research biodiversity patterns in bacteria. Results of first lab experiments on pseudomonas fluorescens featured in the August 3 issue of Nature Magazine.
Thriving research initiatives and projects have been given a big boost at McGill, thanks to a new $61-million infrastructure infusion the University has received from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to bolster its research capacities.
Problems with Canada's child foster and adoption programs examined by Carol Cumming Speirs, professor at McGill's School of Social Work, during 7th Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health.