Dr. Jody Heymann has produced the most comprehensive and groundbreaking study on how globalization is affecting working families around the world. The study is a wake-up call for policy makers and employers.
Discrimination plagues the health services and care of elderly homosexuals, according to a recent McGill study by Shari Brotman.
The pressure to keep the teaching of evolution out of schools is enormous and omission is the method of dealing with it in science education in the deep south of the US. PhD student Jason Wiles tells his story.
Terry Mosher (a.k.a. the Gazette cartoonist Aislin) poignantly describes a visit to Tanzania with a team of medical experts from McGill. The group went to build links with hospitals and clinics.
Tom Hudson, Director of the McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre, leading Canadian investigator in the International HapMap Project and a "refreshingly modest star," is profiled in the Gazette.
Genes predisposing us to certain diseases may rely on some other switching mechanism to activate the DNA. Dr Moshe Szyf's pioneering work in epigenetics is highlighted.
A compound isolated from coral has shown the ability to slow down and possibly prevent virus replication and may hold promise as a cancer treatment, according to a study by McGill biochemist Jerry Pelletier and his colleagues.
McGill Expert Alert: Super Tuesday, March 6, 2012 U.S. Presidential elections In advance of Super Tuesday on March 6 when10 states and 437 delegates are up for grabs in the U.S. Republican Party presidential primaries, we offer these McGill experts:
The Quebec Centre for Biodiversity Science (QCBS) hosts annual conference
On Dec. 2, McGill University and Immunology Montreal are inviting interested researchers, media representatives and members of the public to attend its 6th annual symposium where international experts will share the latest findings on this timely topic.