Two new 250-million-year-old species of large, meat-eating amphibians have been discovered by researchers, including investigators from McGill University. Their findings, published in today's issue of "Nature," describe the first and oldest amphibious carnivores from the Republic of Niger in West Africa.
I Medici di McGill Orchestra continues its 16th season on Monday, April 18, at 8 pm with a public concert, under its conductor, Iwan Edwards, at Erskine and American church, located at Sherbrooke St. West, corner of du Musée.
Hold the rose-coloured glasses: toddlers understand much more about false beliefs than parents and scientists previously suspected. A Canada-U.S. research team has discovered that very young children absolutely comprehend that other people believe things that aren't true.
Labels such as "fag" and "lesbian" remain popular weapons against students in Canadian and U.S. schools, according to McGill University researcher Elizabeth Meyer.
Obesity is an epidemic: more than 47.9 percent of Canadians are overweight and 15 percent are obese. A panel of specialists including neuroscientists, psychologists, marketing and health experts discussed reward responses to food and how to resist overconsumption at a McGill press conference today.
A Canadian academic has written the definitive book on Ronald Reagan. In an even-handed, objective account, Gil Troy, professor of history at McGill University, illustrates the how and why of Reagan's cultural and political influence.
Lolly Annahatak, a resident of Quebec's Kuujjuaq region, has received a National Aboriginal Achievement Award (NAAA) in the social services category.
McGill researchers Luc Devroye, Margaret Lock and Nahum Sonenberg have been awarded three of the five 2005 Killam Prizes – Canada's most distinguished annual awards for career achievements in five categories.
McGill University welcomes the decision announced today by the Government of Quebec on the location of the new Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal at 1000 Saint-Denis and confirmation of funding for three major hospital projects in Montreal, including the McGill University Health Centre's new campus at the Glen Yard.
Sixty percent of all chocolate is consumed during holidays such as Easter, according to Jordan L. Le Bel. A professor at the Molson School of Business at Concordia University, Le Bel was among experts who participated in a press conference all about chocolate at McGill University today.