According to new research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, football beats hockey and soccer for the dubious distinction of the sport most likely to cause neck injury.
McGill scored an unprecedented hat trick in this year's Killam Prizes. Computer scientist Luc Devroye, medical anthropologist Margaret Lock and biochemist Nahum Sonenberg each won a $100,000 prize in their respective fields.
Dr. Brenda Milner, recognized as a founder of cognitive neuroscience, was named a 2005 winner of the prestigious Gairdner Award. Dr. Milner, the Dorothy J. Killam Professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), and Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University, was awarded the prize for her pioneering research in memory.
Aliens will be the topic of conversation today at McGill. Dr Seth Shostak, senior astronomer at SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute, will discuss the probability of finding intelligent life elsewhere in the universe.
As interest in climate grows with the global impact of changed weather patterns, so does the demand for graduates trained in meteorology. McGill's Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences is schooling many of them.
The first annual Psychosocial Oncology Research Day will bring together medical and social professionals to address better ways to treat not only the disease of cancer, but the whole patient.
When does a tendency to misplace your glasses become a cause for medical concern? Neuroscientists Howard Chertow and Gabriel Leonard answer these and other questions along with other experts during Brain Awareness Week.