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Addressing the ball, positively

Thu, 2008-05-08 12:00


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.

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Chemistry prof's tricks provide the ideal mix

Tue, 2008-05-06 12:00

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.

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Rapid saliva test helps block HIV virus from mothers to children

Tue, 2008-05-06 12:00

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.

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Abuse alters genetics, McGill study shows

Wed, 2008-05-07 12:00

Suicide victims who suffered abuse as children - neglect, sexual, physical or emotional - show genetic changes in their brains, McGill researchers have reported.

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Breastfeeding may boost IQ

Tue, 2008-05-13 09:30

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.

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Unravelling the link between genes and the environment

Mon, 2008-05-05 12:00

Research on epigenetics presented by McGill researchers at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association.

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Quebec's tuition a double-edged sword

Thu, 2008-04-24 12:00

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.

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Mother's touch has the power to heal

Tue, 2008-05-13 07:45

A McGill study has shown that a cuddle truly does lessen babies' sufferings.

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Study focuses on ovarian cancer

Fri, 2008-05-02 09:00

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.

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To the land of Nod, automatically

Fri, 2008-05-02 09:00

Nicknamed "McSleepy" a new system developed by McGill researchers administers drugs for general anesthesia and monitors their separate effects completely automatically, with no manual intervention.

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