Minister Jean-Yves Duclos praises “lifesaving work” done by McGill engineering team

26 Apr 2022

The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, the federal Health Minister, visited the McConnell Engineering Building on Monday, April 25 to tour the wastewater surveillance program.

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Particles to Populations: Bioengineering Professor Caroline Wagner researches disease spread

1 Dec 2021

Professor Caroline Wagner is part of a new cadre of researchers who take an interdisciplinary approach, and her work combines immunology, epidemiology, climate science, mathematical modeling, and...

Technology to Transform Global Healthcare: The Viral Vectors and Vaccines Bioprocessing Group

1 Dec 2021

The Viral Vectors and Vaccines Bioprocessing Group, led by Bioengineering Professor Amine Kamen, develops cu¬tting-edge bioprocessing technologies and techniques, to accelerate the development of...

Synthetic tissue can repair hearts, muscles, and vocal cords

30 Nov 2021

Combining knowledge of chemistry, physics, biology, and engineering, scientists from McGill University develop a biomaterial tough enough to repair the heart, muscles, and vocal cords, representing...

Unbreakable glass inspired by seashells

28 Sep 2021

Scientists from McGill University develop stronger and tougher glass, inspired by the inner layer of mollusk shells. Instead of shattering upon impact, the new material has the resiliency of...

Rules of the road: the navigational "strategies" of bacteria in motion

11 May 2021

Bacteria that move around live on the edge. All the time. Their success, be it in finding nutrients, fending off predators or multiplying depends on how efficiently they navigate through their...

Pioneering research suggests feasibility of cheaper, more powerful batteries

6 May 2021

As the world pivots en masse to renewed commitments to reducing greenhouse gases and harmful emissions, the demand for high-performance, inexpensive batteries will continue to grow. But the current...


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