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Results from a new study suggest that one of the most prescribed medications for alcohol dependence may be more effective in some people.
Green Chemistry breakthrough named one of top discoveries of 2010. Inclusion on prestigious ranking published annually by Quebec Science cements McGill as leader in the field
According to research presented at a recent symposium at McGill, seeing meat appears to make human beings significantly less aggressive.
Which are the best pieces of pork, what their texture is, how moist they are – the secrets pigs keep from even the most skilled butchers – are about to be revealed, thanks to a sophisticated new technique that has been developed by McGill University researchers in conjunction with Agriculture Canada and the pork industry.
Small genetic differences between individuals help explain why some people have a higher risk than others for developing illnesses. The 1000 Genomes Project published the most comprehensive map of these genetic differences, estimated to contain approximately 95 percent of the genetic variation of any person on Earth.
Researchers used Einstein's famous E=mc2 equation and the Large Hadron Collider to recreate a miniature version of the event at the origins of our Universe. Dr. Andreas Warburton of McGill's Department of Physics made leading contributions to the analysis of data from the experiment, known as "ATLAS," meaning the findings have a special significance for Canadian science.