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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

Helping feed the world without polluting its waters

McGill researchers develop first-ever detailed global map of critical phosphorus use and misuse

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Published on : 02 Feb 2011

New test discovered  
to better predict breast cancer outcomes

Gene expression signature identified that can accurately assess which patients are at risk of relapse

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Published on : 27 Jan 2011

Breakthrough on Cystic Fibrosis one step closer as new research alliance formed

McGill and GlaxoSmithKline to collaborate on discovery and development of drugs with genetic target

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Published on : 26 Jan 2011

McGill awarded $1 million grant to address debilitating parasitic diseases in the developing world

McGill Awarded $1-Million Grant to Address Debilitating Parasitic Diseases in the Developing World, offering a Canadian solution 
to a Pressing Global Health Challenge

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Published on : 24 Jan 2011

McGill researchers to receive more than $3 million in NSERC grants

Projects to address a broad range of areas, including solar energy, laser technology, IT efficiency, and healthy environment and ecosystems

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Published on : 20 Jan 2011

McGill, University of Hong Kong forge partnership in cutting-edge medical research

Better understanding of genomics will create new opportunities for personalized medicine

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Published on : 17 Jan 2011

Research shows single-patient rooms reduce hospital infections in ICU

A research team from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University has demonstrated that private rooms in Intensive Care Unit play a key role in reducing hospital infections like C-difficile. The study, published Jan. 10, 2011 in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, also suggests that length of stay would be shorter and could lead to cost savings to the healthcare system.

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Published on : 11 Jan 2011