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Well-built muscles underlie athletic performance in birds

Published: 15Jan2021

Muscle structure and body size predict the athletic performance of Olympic athletes, such as sprinters. The same, it appears, is true of wild seabirds that can commute hundreds of kilometres a day...

McGill University and Alimentation Couche-Tard launch unique laboratory store to propel retail industry and customers into the future

Published: 14Jan2021

McGill University and Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. announce their partnership in the launch of a retail innovation lab at the Bensadoun School of Retail Management—a live testing ground for...

QLS Seminar Series - Paul Francois

19Jan202112:00
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Information in cytokine dynamics : robotic mapping and machine learning...

2019–2020 Annual Report Now Online

Published: 30Nov2020

The Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal (CIRM) is proud to present its annual report for the 2019–2020 academic year. Submitted last April to McGill’s University Advancement, the...

As oceans warm, large fish struggle

Published: 13Jan2021

Warming ocean waters could reduce the ability of fish, especially large ones, to extract the oxygen they need from their environment. Animals require oxygen to generate energy for movement, growth...

Mothers, but not fathers, with multiple children report more fragmented sleep

Published: 12Jan2021

Mothers with multiple children report more fragmented sleep than mothers of a single child, but the number of children in a family doesn't seem to affect the quality of sleep for fathers, according...

Child marriage is legal and persists across Canada

Published: 8Jan2021

Canada is at the forefront of global efforts to end child marriage abroad. Yet this practice remains legal and persists across the country. In Canada, more than 3,600 marriage certificates were...

Understanding vaccine hesitancy in Canada: attitudes, beliefs, and the information ecosystem

Published: 5Jan2021

December 2020 | This new report by the Media Ecosystem Observatory looks into vaccine hesitancy in Canada in the lead-up to the development of a vaccine. Key findings included that 65% of Canadians...

Identifying Canada’s key conservation hot spots highlights problem

Published: 5Jan2021

To stop biodiversity loss, Canada recently committed to protecting 30% of its land and sea by 2030. But making conservation decisions about where to locate new protected areas is complicated. It...

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