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Woodstoves are good for the soul, bad for the heart

Published: 27Feb2017

The risk of acute myocardial infarction for the elderly living in and around small cities is increased by air pollution caused by biomass burning from woodstoves.  ...

Access to cutting-edge research equipment, laboratories and tools

Published: 28Feb2017

At the University of New Brunswick this morning, The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced $51,968,051 for 223 projects at 39 universities across the country, including over $4.5...

Addressing sexual violence

Published: 25Feb2017

Media reports of events involving an executive of one of McGill's student associations have raised questions from some members of the community about whether the University’s Policy against Sexual...

Mouse Model Could Shed New Light on Immune System Response to Zika Virus

Published: 23Feb2017

A new mouse model with a working immune system could be used in laboratory research to improve understanding of Zika virus infection and aid development of new treatments, according to a study...

The Eye of the Beholder

Published: 22Feb2017

How Rorschach’s inkblots turned personality testing into an art. Op-ed by Merve Emre, assistant professor of English at McGill University.  Read more: New Republic

No publication without confirmation

Published: 22Feb2017

Concern over the reliability of published biomedical results grows unabated. Frustration with this 'reproducibility crisis' is felt by everyone pursuing new disease treatments: from clinicians and...

Expert: NASA News Conference on exoplanet (Feb. 22, 2017)

Published: 22Feb2017

NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 22, to present new findings on planets that orbit stars other than our sun, known as exoplanets. The event will air live on NASA...

Opinion: Canada shouldn't throw NAFTA partner Mexico under the Trump bus

Published: 21Feb2017

One of the kernels of international trade theory, which I drill into McGill undergraduates every year, is that countries don’t “compete” against one another; firms do. And those firms compete...

The Case of the ‘Missing Link’ Neutron Star

Published: 20Feb2017

“This is the final missing link in the chain that connects pulsars and magnetars,” said Victoria Kaspi, astrophysicist at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. “It seems like there’s a smooth...

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