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A more sustainable way to refine metals

Published: 7Jun2017

A team of chemists in Canada has developed a way to process metals without using toxic solvents and reagents. The system, which also consumes far less energy than conventional techniques, could...

Brain area involved in addiction activated earlier than previously thought in recreational cocaine users

Published: 23May2017

Even among non-dependent cocaine users, cues associated with consumption of the drug lead to dopamine release in an area of the brain thought to promote compulsive use, according to researchers at...

Teaching practices could play an important role in preventing bullying

Published: 23May2017

Classrooms that encourage competition between students may inadvertently be creating settings where bullying is more likely to take place. That’s one of the conclusions that can be drawn from work...

Our graduate student Jade Lasiste was awarded at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2017 in Baltimo

Published: 19May2017

Congratulations to our graduate student Dr. Jade Lasiste from Dr. Miguel Burnier’s lab in the Department of Pathology at the McGill University.  As part of the Closing Keynote Jade was awarded the ...

Diabetes drug may help symptoms of autism-associated condition

Published: 15May2017

Metformin, the most widely used drug to treat type 2 diabetes, could potentially be used to treat symptoms of Fragile X syndrome, an inherited form of intellectual disability and a cause of some...

McGill University set to become world leader in retail management education thanks to a $25-million gift from the Bensadoun Family Foundation

Published: 12May2017

Retail icon and philanthropist Aldo Bensadoun has stepped forward with a visionary gift to his alma mater, McGill University, aimed at creating new knowledge and developing leaders for the rapidly...

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