In an OpEd piece in The National, a new English-language daily in Abu Dhabi, Chandra Madramootoo, Dean of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at McGill writes that in the early 1960s, parts of the world, particularly Asia, were affected by back-to-back droughts that led to massive starvation, famine and deaths.
There might be help for golfers who routinely beat themselves up over poor shots and bad putting. It comes in a video game called Matrix developed by Dr. Mark Baldwin, a psychologist at McGill.
Ariel Fenster uses public lectures, radio and television and a full-scale stage show to debunk and demystify everything from the chemistry of love to the pros and cons of plastics and vitamins and the economic and ethical debate over biofuels.
Researchers at McGill have field-tested in India a rapid saliva test for HIV that was shown to be highly effective in preventing transmission of the virus from HIV-positive mothers to their children.
Suicide victims who suffered abuse as children - neglect, sexual, physical or emotional - show genetic changes in their brains, McGill researchers have reported.
Children who were breastfed exclusively for the first three months of life or longer scored nearly six points higher on IQ tests at the age of 6 than children who weren't breastfed exclusively, McGill researchers have found.
Research on epigenetics presented by McGill researchers at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association.
Konrad Yakabuski in the Quebec Report of the Globe's Report on Business, looks at Quebec's low tuition as being a double-edged sword, for McGill in particular.
A McGill study has shown that a cuddle truly does lessen babies' sufferings.
By the time a woman is diagnosed with ovarian cancer, it's often too far advanced, says Dr. Lucy Gilbert, head of gynecological oncology at the McGill University Health Centre.