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On the earth, for the Earth

Thu, 2016-07-14 09:33

You have likely heard of the World Economic Forum (WEF), or at least its annual conference in Davos. Every January, 2500 of the world’s movers and shakers descend on this Swiss resort to shake the world, while ensuring that its roots remain firmly planted in economic globalization.

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Stones and Beer Bike Tour

Sun, 2016-08-21 16:00 - 20:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: $20 adults, $10 senior/student, $25/Family.

Exciting bike trip exploring local history, fossils and rocks, architecture, secret spots and building stones.

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Equality need not be painful

Wed, 2016-07-13 14:16

Pain researchers' arguments for using only male rodents in preclinical pain research don't hold up to scrutiny, says McGill neuroscientist Jeffrey Mogil. Nature

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Understanding bone death

Wed, 2016-07-13 11:21

McGill Newsroom

Researchers discover new genetic mutation linked to osteonecrosis of the hip

Scientists at the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) have discovered a new genetic mutation linked to osteonecrosis of the hip, specifically the femoral head – the spherical-shaped mass at the top of the femur. This breakthrough could allow doctors to identify and treat the disease before symptoms arise and potentially avoid hip replacements.

Contact Information

Contact: Valérie Harvey
Organization: McGill University Health Centre
Office Phone: 514 934-1934 ext. 71381
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Khaled Machaca, Ph.D./ Seminar Title: "Ca2+ teleporting: Ca2+ signaling at the ER-Plasma membrane interphase through SOCE"

Mon, 2016-07-18 12:00 - 13:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 1034, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry
Non-Mandatory for Biochemistry Graduate Students
Khaled Machaca, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research

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Une université montréalaise parmi les 50 meilleures au monde

Wed, 2016-07-13 09:38

Le Center of World University Rankings (CWUR) dévoilait récemment sa liste des meilleures universités à travers la planète. Un seul établissement québécois d’enseignement supérieur a fait le TOP 50 ! Lequel ?
C’est l’Université McGill qui remporte les honneurs sans grande surprise. Le prestigieux établissement qui à l’habitude de se retrouver dans ce genre de classement se retrouve au 42e rang mondial et au 2e rang national dans celui du CWUR. Eh oui, les voisins ontariens ont réussi à devancer McGill avec l’Université de Toronto qui se retrouve au 30e rang mondial.

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China reduces growth rate target to focus on environment

Wed, 2016-07-13 09:35

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am sitting down with Chris Marquis, from Cornell.

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Wed, 2016-07-13 09:15


Shorebirds breeding in Alaska are being exposed to mercury at levels that could put their populations at risk, according to new research from The Condor: Ornithological Applications.

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