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Superb students saluted
Some of Quebec's best and most imaginative university students were recently fêted at the Forces AVENIR award ceremonies. McGill students picked up three prizes.
A different kind of dentistry
Recognized as one of the best young health researchers in the country by the Canadian Institute of Health Research, dentistry professor Paul Allison looks at the problems faced by patients with unique needs and few champions.
Richard Gold: Patents and people's parts
Susan French: Nursing in the new millennium
Madhav Badami: Challenges of urban transportation
Ruth Sandwell: Teaching Canadians about their past
Alexis Hauser: Conducting himself with enthusiasm
Eric Fombonne: Getting the facts straight on autism
Jeffrey Mogil: Going beyond "Where does it hurt?"
James Ron: Human rights in times of strife
How capitalism went too far
French sociologist Alain Touraine says labour movements and intellectuals have lost most of their influence but when money talks, everybody listens.
Old Macdonald's high-tech farm
Not too many universities have fully functioning farms a short walk away from classes. The Macdonald Farm. Teaching activities and research programs are fueled by the farm's 200 hectares of crops, 88 dairy cattle, 6,000 chickens, 600 pigs and close to 50 deer.
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