External

A more sustainable production of industrial chemicals

Published: 3Oct2022

Two renewable resources – cellulose from wood pulp and chitin from the shells of crabs, lobsters and other crustaceans – are known to industrial chemists for their potential for creating highly...

Hats off: McGill University celebrates graduates and honorary doctorate recipients at Fall Convocation

Published: 3Oct2022

On October 26, 2022, 1,800 graduating students will cross the stage at McGill University’s Fall 2022 convocation ceremonies. They will celebrate with family and friends at Place des Arts, 175 St....

The surprising Swiss-Army-knife-like functions of a powerful enzyme

Published: 30Sep2022

Blue-green algae (AKA cyanobacteria) have a superpower which likely helps them be highly successful as invaders of waterways. They have an extraordinary ability to store energy and nitrogen in...

Predicting the next volcanic eruption

Published: 28Sep2022

Volcanic eruptions can be tricky to predict. Magma stored below volcanoes contains dissolved gases, including carbon dioxide, which escape to the surface and can be sampled at different times ...

CFI invests $3.9 M in McGill research

Published: 21Sep2022

Announced today by the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, 15 McGill researchers received a total of $3.9 million from the Canada Foundation for...

A new understanding of the neurobiology of impulsivity

Published: 21Sep2022

While not all impulsive behaviour speaks of mental illness, a wide range of mental health disorders which often emerge in adolescence, including depression and substance abuse, have been linked to...

Sea level rise: rapid and unstoppable unless Paris Agreement targets met

Published: 16Sep2022

Image Caption: The Mackenzie River Delta on the Beaufort Sea, a low-lying region in the Canadian Arctic that is vulnerable to rising seas in a warming climate. CREDIT: Nadia and Harold Gomez

Exercise may be key to developing treatments for rare movement disorder

Published: 16Sep2022

Spinal cerebellar ataxia 6 (SCA6) is an inherited neurological condition which has a debilitating impact on motor coordination. Affecting around 1 in 100,000 people, the rarity of SCA6 has seen it...

Pages

Back to top