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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

Musical chills: why they give us thrills

Scientists have found that the pleasurable experience of listening to music releases dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain important for more tangible pleasures associated with rewards such as food, drugs and sex.

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Published on : 10 Jan 2011

Green Chemistry breakthrough named one of top discoveries of 2010

Green Chemistry breakthrough named one of top discoveries of 2010. Inclusion on prestigious ranking published annually by Quebec Science cements McGill as leader in the field

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Published on : 07 Jan 2011

Forget Farmville, here’s a game that drives genetic research

Des chercheurs mcgillois mettent au point un jeu qui utilise les mouvements des joueurs pour analyser les séquences génétiques.

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Published on : 29 Nov 2010

Caveman behavioural traits might kick in at dinner table before eating

According to research presented at a recent symposium at McGill, seeing meat appears to make human beings significantly less aggressive.

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Published on : 08 Nov 2010