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Pollution linked to nine million deaths each year worldwide, equivalent to 1 in 6 deaths

Published: 20Oct2017

Prof. Niladri Basu, McGill University, is one of the Commissioners on The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health which was released today....

Latest gravitational-wave detection opens new era for astronomy

Published: 16Oct2017

The discovery of a gravitational wave caused by the merger of two neutron stars, reported today by a collaboration of scientists from around the world, opens a new era in astronomy. It marks the...

New mechanism detected in Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 13Oct2017

By Chris Chipello McGill University researchers have discovered a cellular mechanism that may contribute to the breakdown of communication between neurons in Alzheimer’s disease.

McGill to honour two trailblazing Canadian leaders

Published: 6Oct2017

McGill will confer honorary doctorates upon two remarkable women during the Fall 2017 convocation ceremonies. Heather Munroe-Blum and Heather Reisman will be awarded the University’s highest honour...

Q&A with Doina Precup

Published: 6Oct2017

DeepMind, the AI company famous for its Go-playing AlphaGo program, is setting up an office in Montreal, making it the latest high-profile company to join the city’s artificial-intelligence...

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