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Smeagol has been discovered in Brazillian Caves

“Its name matches its biology,” says arachnid expert Christopher Buddle, referring to the fact that Smeagol spent years isolated in a cave, eventually growing into the pale, secluded Gollum. Albany Daily Star

Published: 1 Apr 2016

Engouement pour les abeilles dans la métropole

La doctorante en biologie de l’Université McGill spécialiste de cet insecte, Gail MacInnis, nuance. «On ne sait pas s’il y a assez de plantes pour toutes les abeilles, incluant les espèces indigènes.» Journal Métro

Published: 1 Apr 2016

L'impression 3D porteuse d’espoir pour diabétiques

Des chercheurs de l'Université Laval en collaboration avec l'Université McGill travaillent au développement d'un pancréas bioartificiel créé en partie à l'aide d'une imprimante 3D, afin de venir en aide aux patients souffrant de diabète de type 1. Radio-Canada

Published: 31 Mar 2016

Jet lag no more: foolproof tips for your next trip

“Older people take longer to fall asleep and sleep less when jet lagged compared to younger people,” says psychology researcher Jay Olson, of the Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University. Next Avenue

Published: 31 Mar 2016

Astronomers create the first heat map of a super-Earth

Nicolas Cowan, an astronomer at McGill University who has used Spitzer data to create thermal maps of gas-giant exoplanets, is not sure the aging telescope is up to the task of investigating smaller worlds. Scientific American

Published: 31 Mar 2016

Footage shows destruction in Syria's city of Palmyra

Rex Brynen, political science professor, said regaining control of Palmyra is a “significant victory” for Syrian forces. CTV News

Published: 30 Mar 2016

What’s wrong with giving cold meds to your toddler?

Op-ed by Dr. Mitch Shulman, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery. The Suburban

Published: 30 Mar 2016

Justice delayed better than justice denied

Karadzic verdict: Op-ed by Payam Akhavan, professor of international law. The Globe and Mail

Published: 30 Mar 2016

Canada is back — and desperate to be liked at the UN

Column by William Watson, professor of economics. Calgary Herald

Published: 29 Mar 2016

Ban plastic bags? It's not so simple

Column by Joe Schwarcz, director of Office for Science & Society​. Montreal Gazette

Published: 29 Mar 2016

Indigenous languages go under the microscope

“When I hear the language, it immediately brings me back home,” said Janine Metallic, a PhD student at McGill University. “The way we tell jokes, the way we tell stories, there’s a whole world view embedded in those words. It’s a different reflection of the world.” Montreal Gazette

Published: 29 Mar 2016

Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain

The first woman elected to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec and first female judge in Quebec, grad Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain (CM, CQ)  (BA'47, BCL'50, LLD'97) has died. She was 91 years old.

Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard has announced that Kirkland-Casgrain will receive a national funeral. 

Published: 24 Mar 2016

Le Prix Masoud Farzaneh 2016

Le Prix Masoud Farzaneh 2016 est décerné à la professeure Ghyslaine McClure de l’Université McGill​. UQAC

Published: 24 Mar 2016

Transcript: The downsides of power

This Is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to sit down with Columbia Business School professor Adam Galinsky.​ The Globe and Mail

Published: 24 Mar 2016

Canadians, Trump's candidacy is no reason to panic

Op-ed by Gil Troy, professor of history. Montreal Gazette

Published: 24 Mar 2016