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Mindfulness training shows promise for maintaining weight loss

Published: 23Nov2017

Can mindfulness training help overweight people shed pounds and keep them off?  McGill University researchers surveyed the growing body of studies investigating that question, and came away...

Do birdsong and human speech share biological roots?

Published: 22Nov2017

Do songbirds and humans have common biological hardwiring that shapes how they produce and perceive sounds?...

Now you like it, now you don’t

Published: 20Nov2017

Brain stimulation can change how much we enjoy and value music...

Imagining the cities of the future through a better understanding of Montreal today

Published: 20Nov2017

BMO Financial Group and McConnell Foundation announce $3.25 million in new support for research centre that puts Montreal and its citizens front and centre.  

HBHL and Mitacs Partner to Offer Fellowships and Internships

Published: 17Nov2017

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL), an $84M initiative located at McGill University and supported by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, and Mitacs, a national, not-for-profit...

Imagining the cities of the future through a better understanding of Montreal today

Published: 17Nov2017

Montreal, with its multilingual, multiethnic population, is an ideal living laboratory for researchers and students from the city’s four universities and many specialized research centres. How can...

British historian Daniel Beer wins US$75,000 International Cundill History Prize

Published: 16Nov2017

The international Cundill History Prize today announced the British historian Daniel Beer as the 2017 winner of the US$75,000 prize – the richest in non-fiction for a single work in English. The...

Better data for governments

Published: 15Nov2017

Today, the Center for Government Excellence (GovEx), part of Johns Hopkins University, and GeoThink, a part of McGill University, launched a new open data standards directory that will identify...

Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms – and dads – at risk

Published: 14Nov2017

Research has already shown that women who develop either diabetes or high blood pressure during pregnancy are at risk of getting type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease years later....

Breastfed babies are less likely to develop eczema as teenagers, study shows.

Published: 13Nov2017

A new study, which is published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, and was led by researchers from King’s College London, Harvard University, University of...

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