McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Fri, 07/12/2024 - 12:16

McGill Alert. The downtown campus will remain partially closed through the evening of Monday, July 15. See the Campus Safety site for details.

Alerte de McGill. Le campus du centre-ville restera partiellement fermé jusqu’au lundi 15 juillet, en soirée. Complément d’information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention


Preservatives stop food from going rancid

Published: 12 November 2014

The Montreal Gazette:(by Joe Schwarcz) Open a box of old crackers or potato chips and a smell emerges. It isn’t pleasant. The same goes for that bottle of oil sitting in the cupboard for months and months. It’s the smell of rancid fat, the result of “oxidation.” Simply put, some of the fat molecules have reacted with oxygen causing them to break down and release smaller malodorous molecules. Read more

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