Linghua Kong's thesis project is on new product development, something the mechanical engineering doctoral student already knows much about. Kong has already won awards for a cost effective electric wheelchair that will increase mobility for people who rely on these machines.
An unusual study on survivors of the Titanic, published in today's British Medical Journal and conducted by McGill University researchers, has found that passengers who escaped from the sunken ship did not have shorter life spans than the general population.
As Christmas grows closer, both the McGill University International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High Risk Behaviour and Loto-Québec, invite all those who are thinking of giving a lottery ticket or a scratch-and-win to young people under the age of 18, to refrain from doing so.
The Grow Home and its successor the Next Home, both conceived by McGill Architecture Professor Avi Friedman, are affordable housing solutions that are gaining in popularity around the world.
Chemistry professor Scott Bohle has helped solve a medical mystery – how exactly anti-malaria drugs work. The breakthrough could help develop better treatments for a disease that infects 300-million people a year.
Ever wonder what it's like to dig up dinosaurs in Africa to the Arctic? Over the past decade, McGill biology professor and paleontologist Hans Larsson has visited Western Africa five times to seek out elusive dinosaur fossils. More recently, he's scoped the Arctic for future digs.