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Antibiotic resistance is a growing global health threat. So much so that a 2014 study commissioned by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom predicted that, if the problem is left unchecked, in less than 35 years more people will die from antibiotic resistant superbugs than from cancer. It is critical that researchers develop new antibiotics informed by knowledge of how superbugs are resistant to this medication.

Classified as: medicine, McGill, mcgill research, antibiotics, Antibiotic resistance, berguis, mcgill medicine
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Published on: 3 May 2017
The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Laurent Lessard, and Geoffrey Kelley, MNA for Jacques-Cartier and Minister responsible for Native Affairs, announced on behalf of the Government of Quebec $5 million for the Consortium de recherche précompétitive en transformation alimentaire at McGill University’s Macdonald campus today. The funds will be awarded in five annual instalments of $1 million
 
Classified as: funding, Macdonald Campus, agriculture, mcgill research, Government of Quebec, agri-food
Published on: 31 Mar 2017

To help spur artificial-intelligence research in Montreal, Microsoft will provide a gift of $1 million to McGill University.

Classified as: Microsoft, mcgill research, AI, Artificial intelligence
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Published on: 18 Jan 2017

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The evolution and distribution of spiny plants holds clue to spread of African savanna

Classified as: science, evolution, mcgill research, Dept. of Biology, Jonathan Davies
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Published on: 7 Sep 2016

DJI is proud to present, together with Canada's McGill University and Brazil's Federal University of Pará - Altamira Campus, the Fish + Forest Project. Tune in to watch a special livestream from the Amazonian Xingu River in northern Brazil, a home to up to 600 unique species of fish, many found nowhere else, narrated by experts in the river's flora and fauna.You will also have the opportunity to ask questions live on Twitter.

Classified as: Geography, fish, mcgill research, Brazil, forest, margaret kalacska, pablo arroyo, xingu, drone, dji, videography, #DJILive, Facebook Live
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Published on: 5 Aug 2016

The Atlantic: CityLab.com | Aug 20, 2014

Written by: Eric Jaffe

For most people, a satisfying commute is not necessarily a happy one—a not-so-unhappy one will do. Yes, it's true that the ideal commute not absolutely zero commute; many of us can use the time to decompress or get some thinking done. But it's also true that beyond a certain point—roughly 15 minutes one-way, on average—we just want our lives and sanity back.

Classified as: transportation, Sustainability, mcgill research
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Published on: 12 Sep 2014

French researchers are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.

Published on March 4, 2014 | The Globe and Mail
by Tu Thanh Ha

French researchers who have revived a 30,000-year-old giant virus from a sample of Siberian permafrost are cautioning that the mining and drilling of northern regions could potentially free dormant pathogens out of the frozen soil.

Classified as: environment, global warming, office of sustainability, mcgill research, pathogens
Published on: 19 Mar 2014