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Why scientists are growing dinosaur parts on chickens

In Jurassic Park, dinosaurs were brought back to life after scientists grabbed their DNA from a bug encased in amber. Not a bad idea, but in real life, 66-million-year-old DNA would be way too degraded to be of much use, says Hans Larsson, a paleontologist at McGill University....

Published: 15 Mar 2016

Changing location of bus stops could speed up traffic

The placement of a bus stop on the far side of an intersection instead of the near side can have a big impact on regular traffic, explained Ahmed El-Geneidy of the McGill School of Urban Planning. CTV News

Published: 15 Mar 2016

Nous ne sommes pas tous égaux face à la dépression

La vulnérabilité à la dépression: entrevue avec Bruno Giros, professeur et chercheur en psychiatrie. Radio-Canada

Published: 14 Mar 2016

Senate reform and partnership with indigenous peoples

Op-ed by Ghaith El-Mohtar, Faculty of Law student. Montreal Gazette

Published: 14 Mar 2016

Make daylight saving time less painful by avoiding naps

CBC's Daybreak spoke with Dr. Nancy Low, clinical director of the Mental Health Service at McGill University, to get some tips on easing the transition. CBC News

Published: 14 Mar 2016

9 mars 2016 : journée historique pour l’ADN au Canada

« Cet accord donne au secteur public les outils dont il aura besoin pour voir aux brevets génétiques à l’avenir. » Richard Gold, professeur de droit et de médecine à l’Université McGill  qui a conseillé le CHEO sur le cadre politique de l’entente. Radio-Canada International

Published: 10 Mar 2016

Linking Zika, microcephaly and other nerve syndromes

All of these questions could have been answered years, if not decades ago, if anyone had taken a closer look at Zika, says Madhukar Pai, director of Global Health Programs for the McGill University Faculty of Medicine. Scientific American

Published: 10 Mar 2016

AlphaGo will enable us to enhance human capabilities

Op-ed by Doina Precup, associate professor of computer science and associate dean. The New York Times

Published: 10 Mar 2016

Swimming with the McGill Martlets

Video featuring McGill's swimming team. Breakfast Television

Published: 9 Mar 2016

International Women’s Day – Minister Duncan’s Message

Video features McGill professors Shaheen Shariff and Victoria Kaspi. Science Canada

Published: 9 Mar 2016

Boxer pour réussir et sortir de la rue

Une vingtaine de jeunes de Montréal-Nord en situation difficile ont participé à une séance de boxe à l'université McGill. Métro

Published: 9 Mar 2016

Why successful people wear the same thing everyday

According to Daniel Levitin, a professor of psychology and behavioral neuroscience at McGill University in Montreal, anytime you make a decision the brain has to use energy. Attn

Published: 8 Mar 2016

McGill's Béliveau invests in players on and off court

McGill University women’s volleyball coach and former Olympian Rachèle Béliveau has made a large impact on her sport and in the lives of the players she has mentored. Montreal Gazette

Published: 8 Mar 2016

Canadian wrestler Dori Yeats qualifies for Rio Olympics

McGill Engineering student Dorothy Yeats booked her ticket to Rio with win at the Pan-American Olympic Qualifier in Frisco, Texas. CBC News

Published: 8 Mar 2016

Et la musique créa l’humanité

Aujourd’hui, Daniel Levitin est neuroscientifique à l’Université McGill de Montréal, où il a consacré une bonne partie de son activité de chercheur à s’interroger sur la manière dont «la musique a guidé le développement de la nature humaine» au cours des cinquante mille dernières années. Le Temps

Published: 7 Mar 2016