A new era in wound care

Published: 12 February 2024

Hydrogels are engineered materials, which absorb and retain water and are currently used in various medical treatments, including dressing wounds. The problem with current hydrogels is that they...

Making AI a partner in neuroscientific discovery

Published: 9 February 2024

New paper argues that Large Language Models can reveal breakthroughs humans alone cannot

Surprising new evidence on happiness and wealth

Published: 8 February 2024

Global polls typically show that people in industrialized countries where incomes are relatively high report greater levels of satisfaction with life than those in low-income countries....

Are environmental toxins putting future generations at risk?

Published: 6 February 2024

In a study that signals potential reproductive and health complications in humans, now and for future generations, researchers from McGill University, the University of Pretoria, Université Laval,...

‘LOVE’ is all you need: How play can help break the cycle of violence

Published: 5 February 2024

In Canada, only 1 in 5 children who need mental health services receive them. Clinical and psychiatric programs, while effective, can involve long wait times and prohibitive costs. A new study...

McGill study finds that some Canadians may still be at risk of Genetic Discrimination despite new federal law

Published: 30 January 2024

As Canadians share more and more genetic data with service providers such as insurance companies or databases like Ancestry.com, the potential for discrimination based on this data is growing....

A neurological disease paradigm shift

Published: 23 January 2024

Researchers propose a new model for classifying Parkinson’s...

AI meets citizen science to unlock the nature of storytelling

Published: 23 January 2024

A new project led by McGill University researchers seeks to understand one of humanity’s oldest practices and most powerful tools—storytelling. From ancient oral traditions to modern-day literature...

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