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Parents encouraged to avoid purchasing lottery tickets as gifts for minors

In the flurry of activity before the holidays, some well-meaning family members consider buying lottery tickets and scratch cards as affordable, colourful, and potentially promising gift options for the children and teens on their list.

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Published on : 15 Dec 2009

Ancient pygmy sea cow discovered

McGill researcher finds near-complete skull illuminating a virtually unknown period in Madagascar fossil history

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Published on : 14 Dec 2009

New research suggests climate change solution must focus on technology

McGill's Isabel Galiana and Christopher Green argue that fostering a technology revolution, not setting emissions targets, is the key to stabilizing the climate

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Published on : 02 Dec 2009

Introducing: BoarCroc, RatCroc, DogCroc, DuckCroc and PancakeCroc

Five ancient crocs, one with teeth like boar tusks and another with a snout like a duck's bill, have been discovered in the Sahara by National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Paul Sereno and McGill Professor Hans Larsson.

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Published on : 19 Nov 2009

Raising the Global Floor: Where does Canada rank when it comes to working?

La première étude mondiale la plus étoffée sur le soutien en milieu de travail au cœur d'un nouveau livre de Jody Heymann

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Published on : 17 Nov 2009

McGill researchers identify key genetic factors which can lead to cancer

Newly understood relationship between genes could lead to more successful "personalized" treatments

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Published on : 03 Nov 2009

What is the origin of cosmic rays?

International astronomy team discovers first very-high-energy gamma rays from Starburst Galaxy M82

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Published on : 03 Nov 2009

Learning to talk changes the way we hear speech: McGill study

Research shows growing mastery of oral fluency is matched by increased ability to distinguish different speech sounds

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Published on : 03 Nov 2009

Bright star researcher gets Prix du Québec nod

Kaspi awarded Quebec's highest accolade with Prix Marie-Victorin for natural science and engineering

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Published on : 26 Oct 2009

$720,000 to fight depression associated with chronic diseases

Researchers at St-Mary's Hospital Center are launching a project to tackle depression in patients suffering from a chronic disease.

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Published on : 08 Oct 2009

What's to Eat?: Entrées in Canadian Food History

What do and did we eat? What do our food stories tell us about who we are or were? What's to Eat?: Entrées in Canadian Food History, a new volume edited by Professor Nathalie Cooke of McGill University, serves up twelve preliminary answers to initiate and nourish the discussion of food in Canada.

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Published on : 05 Oct 2009

Three McGill researchers to be inducted as RSC Fellows

McGill University is proud to announce that three of its researchers have been elected as Fellows to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), in recognition of their outstanding scientific achievements.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2009

Media Advisory: Fight Back: Workplace Justice for Immigrants

Book documents the experiences of migrant workers in Quebec

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Published on : 29 Sep 2009