You know environmentalism is scoring high on the Trend-o-Meter when SUVs start running green. Hey, saving the planet never goes out of style - just ask the folks in attendance at the annual Rethink conference.
McGill researchers land a whopping $3.5 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. The wide range of disciplines, from microbiology to library studies, reflects the breadth of McGill research.
How does a love of Horatio Hornblower and a shattered kneecap result in winning Canada's most prestigious award for career achievement in research? Just ask Roderick Guthrie, director of the McGill Metals Processing Centre. We did.
The brains of highly intelligent children appear to develop in a distinctive and surprising way that distinguishes them from less intelligent children, according to a study from the National Institute of Mental Health. Drs. Jason Lerch and Alan Evans of McGill's MNI provided analysis of data with the help of a unique database.
Nineteen scientists from the Research Institute of the MUHC received operating grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in their most recent competition.
In a new study published in this month's issue of the scientific journal Circulation Research, MUHC investigators shed light on the mysterious connection between folate and heart disease.
In a study published in the April issue of the journal Lancet Oncology, Drs. Jean-Paul Collet and Stan Shapiro suggest that antidepressants can retard the development of colorectal tumours.
While testing a robotic drill on Ellesmere Island at the Eureka weather station, McGill polar biologist Lyle Whyte discovered samples of about 60 different types of microbes that had lain dormant for 20,000 years, some at -16ºC.
The pressure to keep the teaching of evolution out of schools is enormous and omission is the method of dealing with it in science education in the deep south of the US. PhD student Jason Wiles tells his story.
McGill experts weigh in on everything from the ongoing controversy about the prize-winning Tim Hortons' coffee cup to why users of London's Underground are humming Vivaldi. The big news? McGill merch hits primetime on two episodes of House.