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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:

Book about Siberian penal colonies wins US $75,000 Cundill history prize

Published: 17Nov2017

British historian Daniel Beer was awarded the international Cundill History Prize at a gala in Montreal on Thursday for his book on Siberian penal colonies, The House of the Dead: Siberian Exile...

These are the melting glaciers that might someday drown your city, according to NASA

Published: 16Nov2017

“The authors of this study have developed a tool to determine the sensitivity of sea level rise at specific coastal sites to melting from different sectors of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets...

Exploring and harnessing the power of microglia in the aged and Alzheimer's disease brain

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Dr. Green’s seminal work using specific CSF1R inhibitors to deplete microglia from the mouse brain has helped answer some key questions in the microglia field.

Imagining the cities of the future through a better understanding of Montreal today

Published: 17Nov2017

Montreal, with its multilingual, multiethnic population, is an ideal living laboratory for researchers and students from the city’s four universities and many specialized research centres. How can...

British historian Daniel Beer wins US$75,000 International Cundill History Prize

Published: 16Nov2017

The international Cundill History Prize today announced the British historian Daniel Beer as the 2017 winner of the US$75,000 prize – the richest in non-fiction for a single work in English. The...

Better data for governments

Published: 15Nov2017

Today, the Center for Government Excellence (GovEx), part of Johns Hopkins University, and GeoThink, a part of McGill University, launched a new open data standards directory that will identify...

The evolutionary reason why fish don't swim upside down

Published: 14Nov2017

A group of African catfish have fully embraced upside-down life. Their behavior is the result of a bottom-dwelling fish adapting to take advantage of oxygen-rich water near the surface. A catfish’s...

Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms – and dads – at risk

Published: 14Nov2017

Research has already shown that women who develop either diabetes or high blood pressure during pregnancy are at risk of getting type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease years later....

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