Ottawa must improve research funding – or risk losing the innovation race

Published: 22Sep2017

Op-ed by Suzanne Fortier, principal and vice-chancellor of McGill University; Meric Gertler, president of University of Toronto; Santa Ono, president and vice-chancellor of University of British...

Mitochondria drive cell survival in times of need

Published: 22Sep2017

Discovery points to possible target for cancer drugs...

Air Canada open to ultra-low-cost air fares to compete in changing market

Published: 21Sep2017

There have been a few attempts, and a few failures, when it comes to low-budget airlines in Canada. But it might be time for a success. That’s because Canadians are more used to the model now, says...

Expert: German Election + Immigrant/Refugee Question

Published: 21Sep2017

The German election is on Sunday, September 24. One of the “hot” issues in the election is the number of immigrants/refugees that Germany has taken in....

Expert: Climate Change and How to Produce Food in a Smart Way

Published: 21Sep2017

The effects of climate change on food security and nutrition are one of the major challenges facing humanity in the coming decades. Reflection is needed in order to adapt the agri-food system to...

Artificial human embryos are coming, and no one knows how to handle them

Published: 20Sep2017

“This is a hot new frontier in both science and bioethics. And it seems likely to remain contested for the coming years,” says Jonathan Kimmelman, a member of the bioethics unit at McGill...

Astronomers discover pitch-black planet orbiting distant star

Published: 19Sep2017

"It's definitely not something we'd thought of initially," Taylor Bell, a master's student in astronomy at McGill, and co-author of the paper, told CBC News. Read more: CBC News

Experts: Orange Butterflies in Quebec

Published: 18Sep2017

Orange butterflies have been spotted by many in the South of Quebec this weekend. Contrary to popular beliefs, they are not monarchs, but Painted Ladies....