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Businessweek: Management Education on the Fly

An op-ed piece by McGill professor Henry Mintzberg.

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Published on : 09 Mar 2010

CTV Montreal: Redmen defeat Trois-Rivieres Patriotes

The McGill Redmen came out flying and trounced the Patriotes with a 7-4 win Friday.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2010

The Gazette: Engendering a sense of power

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first International Women's Day.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2010

CBC News: 'Epidemic' of vitamin D deficiency - MUHC study

McGill research has discovered that low levels of vitamin D are linked to muscle fat and decreased strength in young people.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2010

Toronto Star: Mike Babcock's lucky red silk McGill tie is sold out

The red silk necktie worn by coach Mike Babcock when the Canada's Olympic men's hockey team beat the U.S. winning gold in nailbiting overtime has captured attention throughout the Games. By Tuesday the tie, with its conservative diagonal stripes and McGill University shields, was sold out.

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Published on : 03 Mar 2010

The Medical News: Future work may uncover links between insulin use and cancer risk

Cancer expert Professor Michael Pollak from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, teamed up with diabetes expert Professor David Russell-Jones from The Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK, to research the inter-relationships between cancer and insulin.

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Published on : 02 Mar 2010

Rue Frontenac: Babcock wins gold - with McGill tie

Mike Babcock (BEd'86) coached the Candadian Olympic men's hockey team to a heart-stopping gold-medal victory, wearing a McGill tie.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2010

Nature neuroscience: Why your body isn't thirsty at night

Neurophysiologists Eric Trudel and Charles Bourque at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre propose a mechanism by which the body's circadian system, or internal clock, controls water regulation.

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Published on : 01 Mar 2010

Missing DNA tied to obesity

McGill University study could lead to personalized medicine to treat morbid obesity with genetic cause.

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Published on : 04 Feb 2010

Debunking nonsense with science, common sense

"Dr. Joe Schwarcz is well known for being able to bring science down to the understandable level, and in his latest book he asks and answers the question posed by my friend. Along the way, he exposes many misconceptions, urban myths and outright fallacies that have been spun about chemistry in recent years..."

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Published on : 31 Jan 2010

Music: Can it tune up your health?

It can soothe, trigger memories, temper pain, aid sleep & make the heart beat faster or slower. It, of course, is music... Just why music seems to have these effects, though, remains elusive. There's a lot to learn, said Robert Zatorre, a professor at McGill University in Montreal, where he studies the topic at the Montreal Neurological Institute.

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Published on : 31 Jan 2010

Africa's Continental Divide: Land disputes

Land, at the very heart of security and survival, looms behind most of the African conflicts we've all heard of and dozens of others we have not. … "In Africa, most of the population has no documents. They believe they own the land as a group because they have been there for millennia," says John Unruh, a land tenure expert at McGill University in Montreal.

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Published on : 31 Jan 2010

Inuit must adapt to climate change: Study

In a new study published in the Global Environmental Change journal, James Ford and colleagues have concluded that Inuit must adapt to coming environmental changes that are inevitable and unavoidable. Climate change, they report, is threatening many aspects of Inuit life, including access to food, the integrity of local infrastructure and the ability to maintain their traditional lifestyles.

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Published on : 30 Jan 2010

Video games could one day boost mental health: McGill prof

Canada.com: Video games already provide entertainment and diversion, but they may soon boost self-esteem and improve mental health.

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Published on : 06 Jan 2010

'Dreaming in Books' picked among Best Art Books of the Year

The New Republic: Assistant Professor Andrew Piper's new book, Dreaming in Books: The Making of the Bibliographic Imagination in the Romantic Age, (University of Chicago Press) was recently chosen by The New Republic as one of the Best Art Books of the Year.

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Published on : 04 Jan 2010