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McGill24 raises over $3.8 million for causes across the university in sixth annual day of giving

Published: 11Mar2021

On March 10, the global McGill University community came together – in an entirely virtual way this year – to once again make a difference on McGill24, raising a record $3,810,861 in 24 hours...

How sperm remember

Published: 16Mar2021

It has long been understood that a parent’s DNA is the principal determinant of health and disease in offspring. Yet inheritance via DNA is only part of the story; a father’s lifestyle such as diet...

Launching our third century: McGill University celebrates 200 years

Published: 31Mar2021

Today marks McGill University’s 200th anniversary. As one of Canada’s first universities to reach this significant milestone, McGill will commemorate this historic occasion with a special broadcast...

"Good bacteria" in breast milk changes over time

Published: 23Feb2021

The cocktail of beneficial bacteria passed from mother to infant through breast milk changes significantly over time and could act like a daily booster shot for infant immunity and metabolism.

First images of magnetic fields at the edge of black hole in M87 Galaxy

Published: 25Mar2021

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration, which includes researchers from McGill University, who produced the first ever image of a black hole, has revealed this week a new view of the...

It’s snowing plastic

Published: 17Mar2021

The snow may be melting, but it is leaving pollution behind in the form of micro- and nano-plastics according to a McGill study that was recently published in Environmental Pollution. The pollution...

McGill University receives $5 million in funding from Quebec government to bolster retail sector

Published: 1Apr2021

McGill University’s Bensadoun School of Retail Management will receive $5 million in funding to drive retail innovation and research, and support the province’s small and medium-sized enterprises ...

Delay of second doses of COVID-19 vaccines has epidemiological benefits, but long-term effects depend on strength of immunity

Published: 9Mar2021

Delaying second doses of COVID-19 vaccines should reduce case numbers in the near term; however, the longer term case burden and the potential for evolution of viral ‘escape’ from immunity will...

Americans are super-spreaders of COVID-19 misinformation

Published: 6Apr2021

Misinformation about COVID-19 is spreading from the United States into Canada, undermining efforts to mitigate the pandemic. A study led by McGill University shows that Canadians who use social...

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