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Serotonin linked to somatic awareness, a condition long thought to be imaginary

Published: 19Jun2019

An international team spearheaded by researchers at McGill University has discovered a biological mechanism that could explain heightened somatic awareness, a condition where patients experience...

SCIENCE NEWS | How seafood shells could help solve the plastic waste problem

Published: 20Jun2019

Lobster bisque and shrimp cocktail make for scrumptious meals, but at a price. The food industry generates 6 million to 8 million metric tons of crab, shrimp and lobster shell waste every year....

McGill Researchers Collaborate on Breakthrough Research Projects with the National Research Council

Published: 20Jun2019

Today, Iain Stewart, President of the National Research Council, Canada's largest federal research and development organization, announced the results of the inaugural round of the NRC’s New...

Airbnb is removing rental housing in Canadian cities and rural areas

Published: 20Jun2019

The American online marketplace Airbnb has likely removed approximately 31,100 units from Canada’s long-term rental markets. This could make it difficult for Canadian cities and provinces to...

OPINION | Taylor Owen in The Globe and Mail: Who will answer the Christchurch Call? Nobody, if tech platforms continue ungoverned

Published: 19Jun2019

MAY 23, 2019 | Taylor Owen, Beaverbrook Chair in Media, Ethics and Communication at the Max Bell School of Public Policy, writes that the Christchurch Call might be a missed opportunity for...

MACLEANS | Is that my plastic bag in the Mariana Trench?

Published: 19Jun2019

Until Victor Vescovo landed his submersible there recently, no human had been to the seabed’s deepest point at the very bottom of the fearsome Mariana Trench, nearly 11 km below the surface of the...

MORNINGSTAR | Combatting the Toxicology Skills Crisis

Published: 19Jun2019

Each year, tens of thousands of North Americans experience intentional and unintentional poisonings and overdoses from both prescription drugs and other widely available chemicals and substances...

BUSINESS KOREA | Samsung Electronics Betting on Neural Processing Unit

Published: 19Jun2019

Samsung Electronics has unveiled a plan to develop a neural processing unit (NPU), an artificial intelligence-based semiconductor that resembles a human brain, as part of its efforts to become the...

26 New and Renewed Canada Research Chairs for McGill

Published: 18Jun2019

Today in Victoria, British Columbia, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced an investment of over $275 million for 346 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 52...

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