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Fast radio bursts shown to include lower frequency radio waves than previously detected

Published: 15Apr2021

Since fast radio bursts (FRBs) were first discovered over a decade ago, scientists have puzzled over what could be generating these intense flashes of radio waves from outside of our galaxy. In a...

Expert: Proposed extension of RAMQ to undocumented children criticized

Published: 14Apr2021

Bill 83, which aims to extend Quebec health insurance coverage (RAMQ) to children born here to migrant parents who have a precarious status, does not pass the test, according to several...

Telescopes unite in unprecedented observations of famous black hole

Published: 14Apr2021

In April 2019, scientists released the first image of a black hole in the galaxy M87 using the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT). However, that remarkable achievement was just the beginning of the...

Platform Responsibility and Regulation in Canada | Jolt Digest

Published: 18Mar2021

This new research from Sonja Solomun, Maryna Polataiko, and Helen A. Hayes of the Centre for Media, Technology and Democracy delves into key considerations for the regulation of internet platforms...

Surgical sutures inspired by human tendons

Published: 7Apr2021

Sutures are used to close wounds and speed up the natural healing process, but they can also complicate matters by causing damage to soft tissues with their stiff fibers. To remedy the problem,...

Meet the inaugural class of McCall MacBain Scholars

Published: 7Apr2021

Twenty aspiring innovators, community-builders, and leaders will join the first class of McCall MacBain Scholars at McGill, recipients of Canada’s first comprehensive leadership-based scholarship...

Good oral health reduces risk of fatal outcomes from COVID-19

Published: 7Apr2021

Infected and inflamed gums may result in higher rates of complications and more fatal outcomes for individuals diagnosed with the SARS-COV-2 virus, according to a new international study led by...

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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