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Fixing Broken Hearts Globally: Pediatric Cardiac World Summit develops a plan

Pediatric surgeon, Christo Tchervenkov has a global dream; he wants to keep the hearts of all children – no matter where they were born - beating.

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Published on : 16 Jun 2008

McGill Experts: 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics

On August 8, the world’s attention will be focused on the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

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Published on : 31 Jul 2008

The public voices its support for a Universal Newborn Hearing-Screening Program in Québec

Enough is enough! Québec Coalition for Universal Newborn Hearing Screening calls on the minister of health to fund such a program now!

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Published on : 17 Jun 2008

Unearthing China's past: Henry Luce Foundation gift supports Anthropology and East Asian Studies

$430,000 to support interdisciplinary research, teaching and library collection

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Published on : 31 Jul 2008

Researchers discover cell's "quality control" mechanism

Discovery may lead to new treatments for cystic fibrosis, other inherited diseases

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Published on : 29 Jul 2008

St Mary’s Hospital Centre granted its university-affiliated hospital (CHAU) status by the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux

Raymond Bachand, visited St Mary’s Hospital Center today to officially announce, on behalf of the ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux, that the Center has been designated a university-affiliated hospital (CHAU).

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Published on : 22 Jul 2008

Montreal researchers prove that insulin-producing cells can give rise to stem-like cells in-vitro

MUHC/McGill and CHUM researchers uncover key theoretical mechanism behind regenerative therapies for diabetes.

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Published on : 21 Jul 2008

Hope for adults with "lazy eye" disorder, say McGill researchers

Magnetic stimulation of visual cortex temporarily reverses amblyopia

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Published on : 21 Jul 2008

Brains apart: the real difference between the sexes

Research is revealing that male and female brains are built from markedly different genetic blueprints, which create numerous anatomical differences.

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Published on : 21 Jul 2008

Rocking the Science World

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated a 15-kilometre stretch of Nova Scotia coastline as a world heritage site.

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Published on : 21 Jul 2008

Genetic cause of innate resistance to HIV/AIDS

MUHC and CHUM researchers demonstrate how two specific genes are involved in an innate resistance to HIV infection.

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Published on : 16 Jul 2008

Men and women programmed differently when it comes to temptation: McGill researchers

Temptation may be everywhere, but it's how the different sexes react to flirtation that determines the effect it will have on their relationships.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2008

Science advice in the public interest

A blue-ribbon scientific panel has waved a yellow flag in front of a rapidly expanding number of products containing nanomaterials, cautioning that the tiny substances might be able to penetrate cells and interfere with biological processes.

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Published on : 10 Jul 2008

Bright bugs point to good drugs

Coverage from the CBC and The Telegraph on how five scientists — including three affiliated with McGill — tested the idea that certain tropical beetles or butterfly larvae were more likely to be found on plants that contain useful chemicals.

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Published on : 10 Jul 2008