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Food for thought

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada chews over food practice and policy in their annual conference.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2006

Victims in the media

Communications professor Carrie Rentschler researches the changes in how a kinder, gentler media covers victims of trauma.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2006

Du sang neuf dans les facultés

L'Université McGill voit arriver des centaines de nouveaux professeurs. Grâce à eux, elle profitera de nouvelles formes d'expertise, qui vont des racines historiques de la culture de la célébrité à l'influence des changements sociaux sur la santé des familles.

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Published on : 16 Feb 2006

Never Too Old to Tango

McGill physical and occupational therapy professor Patricia McKinley finds that the tango offers excellent training for improving balance in the elderly.

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Published on : 16 Feb 2006

Carrying on Humphrey's work

Almost six decades after John Humphrey, BCom'25, BA'27, BCL'29, PhD'45, LLD'76, authored the first draft of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Faculty of Law's new Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism is set to build on McGill's long-standing strengths in both human rights and comparative law.

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Published on : 16 Feb 2006

He's no Himbo

Michael Manga, BSc'90, a geophysicist at the University of California, Berkeley, has earned both a coveted MacArthur Fellowship (nicknamed the "genius grant") and a place among the Hollywood hunks featured in People magazine's annual "Sexiest Man Alive" issue.

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Published on : 16 Feb 2006

Nature, nurture and neurophenotyping

Can't shake the doldrums? Is it genes or environment? The new Douglas Hospital research centre will delve into this very question thanks to $6 million in new funding.

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Published on : 09 Feb 2006

Ingrid Birker: New ideas for old bones

Redpath's new outreach officer and choirgirl brings the museum's fossils and foibles to public light.

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Published on : 09 Feb 2006

Tapping into the information treasure trove

Stats whiz Celine Le Bourdais heads up Statistics Canada's latest information laboratory. McGill researchers will have full access to decades of survey data.

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Published on : 09 Feb 2006

In for the long haul

International conference looks at the boons and burdens of longitudinal studies.

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Published on : 09 Feb 2006

McGill lands most U.S. patents

McGill University applied for and was issued 20 percent of U.S. patents issued to Canadian universities.

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Published on : 09 Feb 2006

The genetics of reproduction

Help may be on the way for a rare but significant pregnancy disorder, thanks to new findings from researchers at the Research Institute of the MUHC.

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Published on : 06 Feb 2006

Sit up and smell the roses better: MNI researchers find that sense of smell is dependent on body position

Before giving flowers or scattering rose petals on Valentine's Day, make sure your significant other has already gotten out of bed.

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Published on : 02 Feb 2006

Entre Nous with Chandra Madramootoo: Riding the bio-revolution wave

The Dean of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences discusses environmental research, interdisciplinarianism and, of course, the faculty's upcoming centennial bash.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2006

Flamenco forensics

Clapclapclapclapclap, Ole! Computer scientist Godfried Toussaint delves into the rhythm of Spanish dances to discover their ancestry.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2006