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Unusual lung structures may raise risk of pulmonary disease

Published: 6Feb2018

The internal anatomy of our lungs is surprisingly variable, and some of those variations are associated with a greater risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study led by...

We’re not addicted to smartphones, we’re addicted to social interaction

Published: 6Feb2018

We all know people who, seemingly incapable of living without the bright screen of their phone for more than a few minutes, are constantly texting and checking out what friends are up to on social...

Global project to reduce health inequalities in cities around the world

Published: 6Feb2018

A major new research partnership has been launched to explore ways of reducing health inequalities in cities around the world.  

RADIO CANADA | Protection des écosystèmes urbains

Published: 5Feb2018

Partout au monde, l’extension des villes transforme le paysage et fragmente les écosystèmes. Selon l’écologue montréalais Andrew Gonzalez, 70% des forêts de la planète sont à moins d’un kilomètre d...

CBC | Medicine is a calling, not a business: Henry Mintzberg

Published: 5Feb2018

Henry Mintzberg says we need to approach challenges in the field of health care in a radically different way. CBC

McGill benefactor Richard Tomlinson made history

Published: 3Feb2018

Dr. Richard Tomlinson made philanthropic history for Canadian universities in 2000 when he donated $64 million to McGill. At the time, it was the largest gift ever made in support of higher...

THE PIE | McGill & Kyoto University create joint PhD program

Published: 1Feb2018

Delegates from Montréal’s McGill University and Kyoto University, Japan, had much to celebrate this month after the establishment of a ground-breaking joint PhD between the institutions. The...

EOS | A New Massive Open Online Course on Natural Disasters

Published: 1Feb2018

Since 2000, McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, has offered a course with the simple title of “Natural Disasters.” The course, which teaches students the scientific principles underpinning...

Expert: Hydro-Québec's Northern Pass electricity project rejected by New Hampshire

Published: 2Feb2018

“Regulators in the state of New Hampshire have rejected a major electricity project being piloted by Quebec's hydro utility and its American partner, Eversource.” (CBC)...

Expert: Milk Price Hike in Quebec

Published: 2Feb2018

“The province’s Régie des marchés agricoles et alimentaires has authorized an increase in the price of milk. (…) The price hike generally ranges from four to six cents a litre.” (Montreal Gazette)...

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