This new regular feature rounds up some of the McGill notables mentioned in the media. This edition looks at HapMap, record-breaking pulsars and ancient meat-eating amphibians.
The newly renovated wing of the Stewart Biology Building is unveiled, marking the completion of the first phase of the Developmental Biology Research Initiative (DBRI). What does this have to do with fruit flies? Read on...
A pair of McGill's finest has founded Beautiful Oceans, an educational program that offers online learning and real-time diving. Catch a wave with Beautiful Oceans.
A team of researchers from 12 Quebec hospitals has completed the first comprehensive study of Clostridium difficile outbreaks that have occurred in the province since 2003.
Scientists at the MUHC and McGill University have identified a gene responsible for a disease that impairs the body's ability to handle vitamin B12 and that may contribute to heart disease, stroke and dementia.
Leigh Turner takes exception to bioethicists who focus primarily on the sexy, high-tech issues of the day. Instead, he says, we should be concentrating on issues related to medicine and health care in impoverished, developing nations.
A multidisciplinary team consisting of researchers from McGill/MUHC and the CHUM have been awarded a grant of nearly $700,000 by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to continue their groundbreaking research on pain suffered by some women during sexual intercourse.