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McGill researchers prolong worms’ life with banned herbicide

Tue, 2010-12-07 17:00

Findings challenge theory about the role free radicals play in aging

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McGill asked to reinvent the wheel

Tue, 2010-11-30 12:00

Engineering professors and students working on new lunar rover

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Collaboration with metal industry earns McGillians top research grant

Fri, 2010-11-26 12:00

McGill Metals Processing Centre awarded $200,000 Leo Derikx award

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Forget Farmville, here’s a game that drives genetic research

Mon, 2010-11-29 12:00

Des chercheurs mcgillois mettent au point un jeu qui utilise les mouvements des joueurs pour analyser les séquences génétiques.

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
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From the birth of the Universe to the end of life, McGill’s Canada Research Chairs will cover it

Wed, 2010-11-24 12:00

Federal Industry Minister Tony Clement today announced an investment of $275.6 million to fund 310 new or renewed Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) at 53 Canadian universities, of which $15.4 million has been allocated to research at McGill.

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
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McGill University to confer honorary doctorates on Robert Rabinovitch, J. John Cohen

Wed, 2010-11-24 11:15

Longtime Canadian public servant, renowned medical researcher and educator to be recognized at Fall Convocation.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
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$3-million gift creates new Chair in Medical Education.

Thu, 2010-11-18 12:00

$3-million gift creates new Chair in Medical Education. Prominent McGill supporters join with The Molson Foundation to bolster training of tomorrow's physicians.

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What if we used poetry to teach computers to speak better?

Thu, 2010-11-18 12:00

A better understanding of how we use acoustic cues to stress new information and put old information in the background may help computer programmers produce more realistic-sounding speech.

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Hepatitis C: is immunity on the horizon?

Wed, 2010-11-17 10:30

More than 250,000 Canadians are infected with the highly infectious, chronic liver disease Hepatitis C, which is caused by the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV). The virus continues to spread in a variety of ways such as needle sharing, unsanitary tattooing, pedicures and manicures, and unprotected sex.

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$1.5 million raised for McGill, Hebrew University collaborations

Tue, 2010-11-16 12:00

At a gala awards ceremony Monday, the Canadian Friends of Hebrew University and McGill University announced that more than $1.5 million has been raised so far in support of joint academic projects between McGill and Hebrew University. The event paid tribute to McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Heather Munroe-Blum, who received the prestigious Scopus Award from the Canadian Friends organization.

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