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The deeper meaning of wear and tear

Thu, 2006-12-07 02:00

Roland Bennewitz, an experimental nanomechanics professor, is researching friction at its most fundamental level.

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Students with axes to grind

Thu, 2004-01-22 (All day)

At the Canadian Intercollegiate Lumberjack Championships, college students from across Eastern Canada and New England will forgo the cold to compete in an array of timbersports: the axe throw, the standing block chop, log decking and the cross-cut saw. Wood chips will fly, logs will roll and lumberjacks and lumberjills will most likely leave with some scrapes and bruises.

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Headliners: From Stanley Cups and Super Bowls to deep, deep thoughts

Thu, 2008-02-07 04:00

Lots of sports, a smattering of video games and one of the world's top philosophers.

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Runaway media: Who's in charge?

Thu, 2005-09-08 11:00

Beaverbrook professor to discuss media and morality.

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Headliners: From chubby kids to skinny teens

Thu, 2006-10-26 07:00

This week McGill researchers take on all kinds of scourges including obesity, smoking, blindness and childbirth complications.

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P.O.V.: Page against the machine

Thu, 2006-10-26 07:00

Pascal Zamprelli, a former House of Commons Page and current McGillian, gives us the scoop on what life is like up on the Hill.

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Down the drain: Dealing with Montreal's water wastage

Thu, 2005-05-26 09:30

George McCourt of the McGill School of Environment is working with the City of Montreal to better monitor — and maybe reduce — residential water wastage.

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(In)Reaching for the STARS

Thu, 2007-10-25 04:30

What could be better than informal, accessible lectures given by brilliant science researchers on their work? Throw in a free lunch.

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Shells cast spells

Thu, 2003-10-09 (All day)

You can see splendid examples of Conus gloriamaris at the Redpath Museum, plus many other even more spectacular shells, thanks to the generosity of Abe Levine, who donated his collection to the museum.

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Senate: A moving (and seconding) occasion

Thu, 2006-06-01 11:00

In his swan song as a staff reporter, Reynolds paints a loving, if somewhat wistful, portrait of the last Senate meeting of the academic year.

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