Giant tortoises, dwarf elephants and little people. All examples of species that became very large or very small when they colonized islands. For years, it was assumed that evolution must speed up to produce such variety so rapidly. Now, Virginie Millien of McGill has found that mammals on islands evolve around three times as fast as their continental counterparts.
In the minutes following the shooting at Dawson College, the first of the wounded began arriving at the Montreal General Hospital.
Mind-body wellness icon Deepak Chopra opens the Beatty season with his thoughts on the nature of religion and spirituality.
Conference-goers comment on the Dawson College tragedy.
McGill's brand new Medical Simulation Centre means that the next generation of health care professionals will get hi-tech training in technical skills.
Michael Hoechsmann discusses Dawson, Ron Stewart chases storm clouds and David Harpp catches cheaters red-handed.
Has academia stooped to speculative gossip? History prof Gil Troy looks at the decay of non-partisan coverage of political issues.
What do the Mandarin language, a pop music festival and the Ontario finance minister have in common? Noelle Sorbara, of course.
In the most recent installment of this popular feature, anthropology prof John Galaty answers the age-old question, "Why are stop lights red, caution lights yellow and go lights green?" Go to find out more. No, stop. OK, you can go now.
What's cooler than getting your very own commemorative stamp? Absolutely nothing. Mac campus joins the ranks of Elvis, Jimi Hendrix and Kermit the Frog to celebrate hitting the big 1-0-0.