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Globe and Mail: When is euthanasia justified?

Op-ed piece on the legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide by Margaret Somerville, is founding director of the Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law at McGill University.

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Published on : 19 Mar 2010

Foreign Policy Magazine: Gaza's tragically peculiar economy

Op-ed piece on Gaza's economy by McGill professor Rex Brynen, whose areaas of research focus include peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction, Middle East politics.

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Published on : 16 Mar 2010

Royal Society of Chemistry: All aboard the DNA nanotube

An article by the UK-based Royal Society of Chemistry highlighting the creation a new type of DNA nanotube by McGill researchers.

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Published on : 15 Mar 2010

The Gazette: Fertility treatment will be free: Bolduc

Free fertility treatments for Quebecers who want a test tube baby are to be delivered by Premier Jean Charest. "We'll be able to help people who couldn't afford it before," said Dr. Hananel Holzer of the McGill Reproductive Centre at McGill University. The centre "is currently doing about 1,000 (embryo-implantation) cycles per year, which is more than half the cycles in Quebec," he said.

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Published on : 12 Mar 2010

CBC News: McGill grad wins architecture prize

McGill University graduate Elizabeth Paden has won the $34,000 Prix de Rome for emerging architects from the Canada Council for the Arts. Thanks to the prize, Paden will study architecture's effects on communities in France, Israel, Finland, Norway, Russia and Sweden, and will intern with the firm 0047 in Oslo.

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Published on : 12 Mar 2010

Maclean's Magazine: Top of their class—Passion and commitment define the winners of the 3M Teaching Awards

McGill Law's Kim Brooks has become one of 10 professors across the country to be selected for Canada's most prestigious university teaching awards, the 3M National Teaching Fellows.

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Published on : 12 Mar 2010

CTV Montreal: My neighbour's faith

Dozens of worshippers bow in prayer at the downtown Al-Omah Al-Islamiah mosque as they do five times a day, but on this day they have some interested observers. At the back of the room a small group of McGill students are looking on as part of a program called My Neighbour's Faith. The series of get-togethers introduce McGill university students to the various religions practiced in Montreal.

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Published on : 10 Mar 2010

Businessweek: Management Education on the Fly

An op-ed piece by McGill professor Henry Mintzberg.

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Published on : 09 Mar 2010

The Gazette: Engendering a sense of power

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first International Women's Day.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2010

CBC News: 'Epidemic' of vitamin D deficiency - MUHC study

McGill research has discovered that low levels of vitamin D are linked to muscle fat and decreased strength in young people.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2010

CTV Montreal: Redmen defeat Trois-Rivieres Patriotes

The McGill Redmen came out flying and trounced the Patriotes with a 7-4 win Friday.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2010

Toronto Star: Mike Babcock's lucky red silk McGill tie is sold out

The red silk necktie worn by coach Mike Babcock when the Canada's Olympic men's hockey team beat the U.S. winning gold in nailbiting overtime has captured attention throughout the Games. By Tuesday the tie, with its conservative diagonal stripes and McGill University shields, was sold out.

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Published on : 03 Mar 2010

The Medical News: Future work may uncover links between insulin use and cancer risk

Cancer expert Professor Michael Pollak from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, teamed up with diabetes expert Professor David Russell-Jones from The Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK, to research the inter-relationships between cancer and insulin.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2010

Rue Frontenac: Babcock wins gold - with McGill tie

Mike Babcock (BEd'86) coached the Candadian Olympic men's hockey team to a heart-stopping gold-medal victory, wearing a McGill tie.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2010

Nature neuroscience: Why your body isn't thirsty at night

Neurophysiologists Eric Trudel and Charles Bourque at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre propose a mechanism by which the body's circadian system, or internal clock, controls water regulation.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2010