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Dr. Joanne Liu joins McGill University

Published: 4May2021

Dr. Joanne Liu, a Canadian pediatric emergency room physician and former International President of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is joining McGill University’s School of...

Genome Canada and McGill to track COVID-19 variants of concern

Published: 27Apr2021

Genome Canada launched the Canadian VirusSeq Data Portal today to track the evolving COVID-19 pandemic across Canada. McGill University researcher Guillaume Bourque, a professor in the Department...

Good oral health reduces risk of fatal outcomes from COVID-19

Published: 7Apr2021

Infected and inflamed gums may result in higher rates of complications and more fatal outcomes for individuals diagnosed with the SARS-COV-2 virus, according to a new international study led by...

McGill University receives $5 million in funding from Quebec government to bolster retail sector

Published: 1Apr2021

McGill University’s Bensadoun School of Retail Management will receive $5 million in funding to drive retail innovation and research, and support the province’s small and medium-sized enterprises ...

Pick a card, any card

Published: 9Feb2015

Magicians have astonished audiences for centuries by subtly, yet powerfully, influencing their decisions. But there has been little systematic study of the psychological factors that make magic...

Bash brothers of chemistry discover unusual material

Published: 23Mar2015

The research group of Prof. Tomislav Friščić in McGill’s Department of Chemistry has made a name for itself in the little-known, but growing field of “mechanochemistry,” in which chemical...

Popular antioxidant likely ineffective, study finds

Published: 6Mar2015

The popular dietary supplement ubiquinone, also known as Coenzyme Q10, is widely believed to function as an antioxidant, protecting cells against damage from free radicals. But a new study by...

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