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Implications of serology testing in Canada

Published: 4Aug2020

Serology testing for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) will be useful for public health decisions and research but will not have wide application for clinical care,...

Unlocking how cellular proteins control cancer spread

Published: 12Aug2020

A new insight into cell signals that control cancer growth and migration could help in the search for effective anti-cancer drugs. A McGill-led study reveals key biochemical processes that advance...

Inappropriate prescriptions sending hospitalized seniors back to the ER

Published: 5Aug2020

Two in three hospitalized seniors are prescribed drugs that should be avoided by older adults, increasing the risk of injury and adverse drug reactions. Improving hospital prescribing practices can...

Gene targeting helps overcome the resistance of brain cancer to therapy

Published: 17Aug2020

New insight into a gene that controls energy production in cancer stem cells could help in the search for a more effective treatment for glioblastoma. A McGill-led study published in Nature...

May the force be with you: detecting ultrafast light by its force

Published: 5Aug2020

A McGill research team has developed a new technique to detect nano-sized imperfections in materials. They believe this discovery will lead to improvements in the optical detectors used in a wide...

CFI invests $9.3M in McGill research

Published: 18Aug2020

By Amanda Testani, Office of VP Research & Innovation

$2-million gift from Montreal philanthropist Stephen Jarislowsky to explore the impact of new technology on society

Published: 30Jul2020

As society grapples with myriad technology-related issues, including biases in facial recognition software, algorithms to identify hate speech and misinformation, as well as growing concerns over...

Some dinosaurs could fly before they were birds

Published: 11Aug2020

New research using the most comprehensive study of feathered dinosaurs and early birds has revised the evolutionary relationships of dinosaurs at the origin of birds.

Expert: 2020 National Cyber Threat Assessment

Published: 20Nov2020

The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security has named China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea’s state-sponsored cyber activity as posing the “greatest strategic threats” to Canada’s critical infrastructure...

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