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CBC - Euthanasia and the politics of death

Public Forum at the Howard Palmer Theatre at the Medical School on the McGill University Campus in Montreal.

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Published on : 28 Nov 2010

Montreal Gazette - 'Tall oil' pine used to reduce cholesterol

(Chemistry professor Joe Schwarcz): "The tanker trucks roll into the giant Arboris chemical plant in Savannah filled with 'tall oil,' a smelly yellow-black liquid. It's a curious name for the muck and has nothing to do with height."

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Published on : 27 Nov 2010

Montreal Gazette - Meadowbrook development would be a win-win for city

Op-ed by Raphael Fischler, director and associate professor at McGill University's School of Urban Planning

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Published on : 26 Nov 2010

Rue Frontenac - Un médecin des alouettes honoré

Aussi étrange que cela puisse paraître, les Alouettes ont été blanchis jeudi lors de la remise des trophées de la LCF remis aux six joueurs les plus méritants cette saison.

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Published on : 26 Nov 2010

CBC - Dental outreach

The dental outreach program was profiled on CBC local news on Friday, Dr. Kwong Li (Co-director of the dental outreach program) was selected as Montrealer of the week, the show also shows the McGill dental outreach program in process. (at the 22:40 minute mark)

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Published on : 26 Nov 2010

Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel - Reporter checks out bike-sharing, with Bixi bikes in Montreal

A parent, in town to visit his daughter at McGill, checks out Montreal's BIXI bike sharing service.

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Published on : 26 Nov 2010

Montreal Gazette - Device sheds light on meat quality; New technique cuts out guess work

A new scientific technique that uses light to detect premium meat could give Canadian food exporters a cut above the competition. Developed over the past five years by researchers at McGill University, the technique allows the texture and moistness of pork cuts to be determined by measuring the wavelengths of light they emit.

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Published on : 26 Nov 2010

Montreal Gazette - It's a rough time to be a provincial premier in Canada

That was the consensus of several political pundits Thursday following the surprise resignation of Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Danny Williams…

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Published on : 25 Nov 2010

New York Times - The incredible flying nonagenarian

On the third floor of the Montreal Chest Institute, at McGill University, Olga Kotelko stood before a treadmill in the center of a stuffy room that was filling up with people who had come just for her.

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Published on : 25 Nov 2010

Montreal Gazette - Climate change is a real and present danger

Op-ed by professors Mark Goldberg, Peter Brown, Gail Chmura, Nicolas Kosoy and Thomas Naylor, professors at McGill in the departments of medicine, geography, economics, and the McGill School of the Environment, researching and teaching environmental issues

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Published on : 24 Nov 2010

Vancouver Sun - Research use of only male mice is 'unacceptable,' expert sasys

It's time to end the "unacceptable" practice of using only male mice in basic medical research, because the results may not apply to human females, McGill University pain-research expert Jeffrey Mogil said Tuesday.

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Published on : 24 Nov 2010

Canadian Jewish News - McGill principal lauds closer ties with Hebrew U

McGill University and Hebrew University of Jerusalem have solidified their longstanding informal relationship with agreements for future academic collaboration and exchange in a variety of disciplines.

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Published on : 24 Nov 2010

Reuters - Cancun's vanishing mangroves hold climate promise

In the 40 years since Cancun was founded, countless acres of mangrove forests up and down Mexico's Caribbean Coast have been lost -- and the destruction continues. Now many scientists say that mangrove forests can help slow climate change, and are desperate to save them.

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Published on : 24 Nov 2010

Montreal Gazette - Quiet Revolution: Heady times haunt us still

On the anniversary day this week, McGill University assembled a panel of eminent Quiet Revolution veterans for a conference to shed the light of first-hand experience on the period. All agreed that it was a heady, historic and transformational time, but also conceded that the exercise had its failings that haunt us still.

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Published on : 17 Nov 2010

International Business Times - Virtual reality creates new research for neuroscience

The classic rodent in a maze might be a thing of the past in neuroscience as a growing collection of researchers are using virtual reality programs to test humans instead.

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Published on : 16 Nov 2010