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The misplaced arguments against Black Lives Matter

Published: 24Aug2017

Jacob Levy, a political philosopher, argues that BLM is “one of the most significant political mobilisations in defence of freedom” in decades. Its supporters oppose police brutality, mass...

Expert: tree damage due to storms

Published: 23Aug2017

"The storm, which hit Tuesday afternoon and brought winds of up to 120 km/h, snapped tree branches, uprooted trees and downed hydro poles from the West Island over to the Saint-Henri neighbourhood,...

New understanding of how muscles work

Published: 23Aug2017

Muscle malfunctions may be as simple as a slight strain after exercise or as serious as heart failure and muscular dystrophy. A new technique developed at McGill now makes it possible to look much...

Can you sweat out toxins?

Published: 23Aug2017

No one will ever be able to conduct a large enough study to link such low levels of chemicals with health problems, said Joe Schwarcz, a professor of chemistry at McGill University in Montreal. “It...

Anti-immigrant protests in Canada shaped by more than just U.S. events: experts

Published: 22Aug2017

Laura Madokoro, a history professor at McGill University, noted that Vancouver saw widespread anti-immigrant sentiment during the 1907 riots, which may make the city more vigilant of rising...

Artificial intelligence predicts dementia before onset of symptoms

Published: 22Aug2017

Imagine if doctors could determine, many years in advance, who is likely to develop dementia. Such prognostic capabilities would give patients and their families time to plan and manage treatment...

Hypertension during pregnancy may affect women’s long-term cardiovascular health

Published: 21Aug2017

Women who experience hypertension during pregnancy face an increased risk of heart disease and hypertension later in life, according to a new study.

Solar eclipse in Montreal: when and how to watch

Published: 21Aug2017

McGill University astronomer Kelly Lepo has a trick for seeing the eclipse with the help of nature. Place yourself underneath a leafy tree, she says, and watch the ground. The holes in the leaves...

Back-to-school experts

Published: 18Aug2017

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