Interactive exhibition InSomnolence shows sleep is more social than it seems

Published: 5 July 2023

From an artist’s attempt to tame troubled sleep with AI, to sounds and objects as artifacts of other people’s dream, to a radio station that transforms the dread of insomnia into curiosity and...

Maintaining good cardiorespiratory fitness can protect your memory from the effects of sleep loss

Published: 5 July 2023

If you’re sleep deprived, you will likely have a harder time remembering things than if you’re well-rested. But if you have good cardiorespiratory fitness, your memory may be less affected by the...

How Canadians' lifestyle behaviours changed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Published: 26 May 2023

Sixty per cent of roughly 1,600 Canadians who took part in a new McGill University study say their lifestyle habits either stayed the same or improved during the COVID-19 pandemic. On the flip side...

A community celebration of Japanese art at McGill’s McLennan Library

Published: 26 May 2023

Earlier this month, a Japanese tourist in Montreal made her way to McGill University’s McLennan Library to view the ongoing exhibit taking place during Asian Heritage Month, “From Ukiyo-e to...

Teaching and learning from young children: Climate change, forced migration and the built environment

Published: 26 May 2023

Recognizing that education on environmental justice must begin early, a group of McGill University Architecture students spent five weeks in two Grade 4 classes in Royal Vale Elementary School this...

Using 3D printing to improve implantable biomedical devices, touchscreens and more

Published: 15 May 2023

McGill researchers are exploring a new technique that uses 3D printing and hydrogels. It has the potential not only to improve biomedical implants but could also be useful in the development of...

Historical fiction: a guarantee of critical success or a trap?  

Published: 15 May 2023

For 21st century authors, the odds of writing a critical hit are much higher if the novel takes place in the past, not the present or future. Between 2000 and 2020, about three quarters of the...

How anti-Asian racism manifested at work in the pandemic

Published: 15 May 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic challenged any notion that Asian Americans are a privileged, white-adjacent group skirting above racism.

One step closer to developing a potentially ultraprotective sunscreen from our own melanin

Published: 8 May 2023

A new discovery about the structure of melanin has brought scientists one step closer to developing a new, potentially ultra-protective sunscreen derived from a biological substance found in nearly...


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