‘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...

What can today's architects learn from a lost ventilation system used in 19th century building design?

Published: 22 January 2024

As the COVID-19 pandemic raises questions about efficient ventilation and the climate crisis threatens to exacerbate extreme temperatures, efficient building design is front of mind for today’s...

M87* One Year Later: Proof of a persistent black hole shadow

Published: 19 January 2024

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) Collaboration, including Professor Daryl Haggard at McGill University, has released new images of M87*, the supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy...

What Zebra mussels can teach us about combatting invasive species, developing sustainable materials

Published: 17 January 2024

A recent study from researchers in Canada and Germany has revealed that an unlikely event, occurring over 12 million years ago played an important role in shaping one of Canada’s most damaging...

How does owning a mobile phone impact infant health?

Published: 16 January 2024

Every year an estimated 20 million babies worldwide are born with low birth weight, according to the World Health Organization, leading to a wide range of significant short- and long-term...

Discovery unravels the mystery of a rare bone disease

Published: 16 January 2024

A McGill-led team of researchers have made an important discovery shedding light on the genetic basis of a rare skeletal disorder. The study, published in Nature Communications, reveals that a...

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