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Experts: Donald Trump's Administration

Published: 23Jan2017

These McGill University experts are available to comment on decisions made by Donald Trump and his team:

BLOOMBERG | Scientists Don't Fear a New Crispr Snag

Published: 23Jan2018

I talked this over with McGill University medical ethicist Jonathan Kimmelman, who specializes in the risks of medical experiments and has written a book about them centered on the Jesse Gelsinger...

NEWSWEEK | Distant 'Hot Jupiter' planet Corot-28 has strange winds that astronomers can't explain

Published: 23Jan2018

“We’ve previously studied nine other hot Jupiter, giant planets orbiting super close to their star. In every case, they have had winds blowing to the east, as theory would predict,” said Nicolas...

Canadian brain bank network to advance research on Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 23Jan2018

More than 400,000 Canadians aged 65 and over live with diagnosed dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, which accounts for approximately 70 percent of cases. The cause of this degenerative brain...

Discovery of a 'pioneer' that opens the genome

Published: 23Jan2018

Our genome contains all the information necessary to form a complete human being. This information, encoded in our DNA, stretches over one to two metres long but still manages to squeeze into a...

A Taste for Whisky

22Feb201818:30
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On Thursday, February 22, warm up with an evening of whisky tasting! Guests of WhiskyFête 2018 can sample rare whiskies and taste fine food prepared by Chef Jean-Michel Baudenon. This is sure to be...

Expert: 'Super Blue/Blood Moon' coming on Jan. 31

Published: 22Jan2018

NASA says that the next full moon will be a ‘super blue blood moon’. What does it mean? Kelly Lepo, coordinator of the McGill Space Institute, is available to answer your questions. (NASA)...

Expert: Philippine Volcano Erupts

Published: 22Jan2018

Expert: Philippine Volcano Erupts...

Experts: NAFTA negotiations in Montreal

Published: 22Jan2018

A sixth round of NAFTA negotiations is taking place this week in Montreal, with key players say the focus is on constructive discussion.” (CTV News)...

STAT News | How well can you predict the outcome of clinical trials? Not as well as you may think

Published: 22Jan2018

In unpublished research, McGill bioethicist Jonathan Kimmelman and colleagues asked cancer experts to forecast the probability of more than a dozen clinical trials hitting their primary endpoint....

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