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Researchers discover cell's "quality control" mechanism

Tue, 2008-07-29 12:00

Discovery may lead to new treatments for cystic fibrosis, other inherited diseases

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St Mary’s Hospital Centre granted its university-affiliated hospital (CHAU) status by the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

Tue, 2008-07-22 12:00

Raymond Bachand, visited St Mary’s Hospital Center today to officially announce, on behalf of the ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux, that the Center has been designated a university-affiliated hospital (CHAU).

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Contact: Julie Plamondon
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Hope for adults with "lazy eye" disorder, say McGill researchers

Mon, 2008-07-21 12:00

Magnetic stimulation of visual cortex temporarily reverses amblyopia

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Men and women programmed differently when it comes to temptation: McGill researchers

Tue, 2008-07-15 11:30

Temptation may be everywhere, but it's how the different sexes react to flirtation that determines the effect it will have on their relationships.

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"Food vs. fuel" debate to be featured at McGill science conference

Thu, 2008-07-10 12:00

Plants & Soils: Montreal ’08 to feature symposium on biofuels

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Contact: Tom Bruulsema
Organization: Plants & Soils: Montreal ‘08
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Gene therapy research in developing world raises ethical red flags: experts

Thu, 2008-07-10 12:00

Early-stage tests in low- and middle-income countries must address local needs, McGill and Carnegie Mellon ethicists argue

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McGill professor joins leadership of national synchrotron research facility

Thu, 2008-07-10 11:15

Mark Sutton, Ernest Rutherford Professor of Physics, named Vice-Chair of Canadian Light Source

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McGill study shatters myths about postmenopausal pain during sex

Thu, 2008-07-10 11:30

Using hormone replacement therapy to alleviate painful sexual intercourse in post-menopausal women is not effective for a significant proportion of sufferers, according to a review study by McGill doctoral candidate Alina Kao

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Eleven McGillians appointed to Order of Canada

Fri, 2008-07-04 12:00

Governor General Michaëlle Jean recently announced 75 new appointments to the Order of Canada, including a number of recipients with significant McGill connections.

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Einstein was right, McGill astrophysicists say

Thu, 2008-07-03 14:00

Observations of unique twin-pulsar star system show effects of general relativity

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