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The Mark - How mouthwash can help your heart

Bestselling author Dr. Joe Schwarcz will answer your questions about the chemistry of everyday life in a live conversation this Friday, March 11. Like The Mark's Facebook page to join in the discussion!

Published: 10 Mar 2011

Montreal Gazette - Hockey: four Martlets named All-Canadians

Goaltender Charline Labonté and defenceman Cathy Chartrand were among four members of the top-ranked McGill Martlets selected as all-Canadians on the eve of the CIS women's hockey national championship tournament at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ont.

Published: 10 Mar 2011

Journal de Montréal, et al. - Classement des universités : l'Université McGill dans le top 100

Quatre universités canadiennes figurent dans le plus récent classement des universités du monde de la revue britannique Times Higher Education. Dans ce palmarès, l'Université Toronto (17e) arrive en tête des universités canadiennes, suivi de l'Université McGill (29e), de l'Université de Colombie-Britannique (31e) et enfin de l'Université de Waterloo (91e).

Published: 10 Mar 2011

Montreal Gazette (blog) - Remembering lost, murdered aboriginal women

It took a monster named Robert Pickton and the horrors police unearthed on a British Columbia pig farm before most Canadians really woke up to a story which has long haunted aboriginal communities. Women disappear, nobody knows, nobody seems to care.

Published: 10 Mar 2011

Globe and Mail - Undefeated Martlets open CIS women's hockey championship with win over Alberta

The McGill Martlets extended their undefeated streak to 25 games with a 4-2 win over the defending champion Alberta Pandas on Thursday to open the 2011 Canadian Interuniversity Sport women's hockey championship.

Published: 10 Mar 2011

Montreal Gazette - Chances of conviction seen as remote

If a Montreal police investigation leads to Boston Bruins defenceman Zdeno Chara facing criminal charges, it wouldn’t be the first time a hockey player landed in court.

Published: 10 Mar 2011

The Mirror - Swimming with plutonium

Ontario’s Bruce Power nuclear plant is shipping hundreds of tonnes of radioactive waste up the St. Lawrence. Critics worry this is only the first batch… Such is life in the nuclear era.

Published: 10 Mar 2011

NPR - The real value of 7 million Facebook fans

Once upon a time, being a "diehard fan" meant buying a band's album, show ticket, T-shirt, limited edition signed LP — anything your earnings would allow. Today the term can have a very different meaning.

Published: 9 Mar 2011

Téléquébec (video) - Anesthésie à distance en direct

McGill's Dr. Thomas Hemmerling on tele-anesthesia, shown on Téléquébec's Le Code Chastenay

Published: 9 Mar 2011

Téléquébec (video) - Sur la trace des cimetières clandestins

Des archéologues de l’Université de McGill ont développé une technique pour retracer les cimetières clandestins. Leur lieu d'expérimentation est pour le moins original : le cimetière du parc Safari, à Hemmingford !

Published: 9 Mar 2011

Reuters, et al. - Drug studies not showing funding ties, report says; perception of bias

Doctors may be making decisions based on incomplete information published in some of the most prestigious medical journals because conflicts of interest between researchers and drug companies are not being fully disclosed, a new Canadian study has found.

Published: 9 Mar 2011

The Scientist - Improving risk/benefit estimates in new drug trials

It's all too familiar: researchers announce the discovery of a new drug that eradicates disease in animals. Then, a few years later, the drug bombs in human trials.

Published: 9 Mar 2011

Vancouver Sun (opinion) - Small CPI inaccuracies add up to hundreds of millions of dollars

The feds spend way more than they should and they take in way less revenue - many hundreds of millions of dollars in total - as a result of what sounds like a small flaw in the way they measure inflation.

Published: 9 Mar 2011

Montreal Gazette (blog) - When Jackie Robinson came to play - John Thompson explores baseball and race at McGill

On the heels of last week's tribute to Jackie Robinson, historian John H. Thompson comes to McGill to talk about race, baseball and the Montreal Royals player who broke the colour ban in professional baseball.

Published: 9 Mar 2011

Globe and Mail - Talking Management: Desjardins' Monique Leroux on co-operative management

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for the Globe and Mail speaks with Monique Leroux who is the Chair and CEO of the Desjardins Group.

Published: 9 Mar 2011