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New sensor glove may help stroke patients recover mobility

McGill Mechanical Engineering undergrads develop tool that helps stroke patients learn as they play and cuts down on hospital visits too!

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Published on : 08 Apr 2011

Men who lose their jobs at greater risk of dying prematurely

McGill sociologist finds strong correlation between unemployment and mortality with most significant effects felt by men who become unemployed in their early or mid-careers.

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Published on : 04 Apr 2011

Dr. Wagdi Habashi wins prestigious award from Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute

Dr. Wagdi (Fred) Habashi has just been named the recipient of the 2011 McCurdy Award given out by the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI). The award is given to recognize outstanding achievement in the science and creative aspects of engineering relating to aeronautics and space research.

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Published on : 18 Mar 2011

Ethicists outline ways to improve risk/benefit estimates in new drug trials

Shortcomings in the way researchers interpret pre-clinical studies may be creating inflated expectations about new drugs

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Published on : 09 Mar 2011

McGill music theorist William Caplin wins Killam Fellowship

William Caplin, a specialist in the theory of musical form and James McGill professor of music theory at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music, is one of eight outstanding Canadian researchers to be awarded a Canada Council for the Arts Killam Research Fellowship. The Council announced the recipients of the grants today.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2011

Producing clean water in an emergency

McGill researchers develop a new and inexpensive way of filtering water using silver nanoparticles

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Published on : 23 Feb 2011

E-health must be a priority, researchers say

System would bolster chronic disease management and improve access to care

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Published on : 23 Feb 2011

Bacteria living on old-growth trees 
may help forests grow

Biology researchers discover that bacteria living in mosses on tree branches twice as effective at ‘fixing’ nitrogen as those on the ground

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Published on : 22 Feb 2011

Star genomics researcher takes helm of McGill<br />and Génome Québec Innovation Centre

Mark Lathrop recruited back to Canada after years of scientific excellence in Europe

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Published on : 14 Feb 2011

‘Star’ researcher at McGill nabs Polanyi prize

Astrophysicist Victoria Kaspi adds to lengthy list of stellar accomplishments

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Published on : 14 Feb 2011

Making city streets safer for cycling

McGill Civil Engineering Professor Luis Miranda-Moreno is trying to make Montreal safer for cyclists than it is now.

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Published on : 10 Feb 2011