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Disease causing mutation found in French-Canadians

Published: 1Oct2018

Carriers at higher risk of developing neurodegenerative disease ...

Do we trust people who speak with an accent?

Published: 19Sep2018

You are in a strange neighbourhood, your cell phone’s dead, and you desperately need to find the closest garage. A couple of people on the street chime in, each sending you in opposite directions....

CTV NEWS| U Sports announces new transgender policy for university athletics in Canada

Published: 28Sep2018

"The members of the equity committee were driven to ensure that all students at our Canadian universities have equal opportunities of being selected to varsity teams regardless of their gender or...

McGill University to partner with Xebec to develop Power-to Gas process for renewable energy storage

Published: 20Sep2018

McGill University today announces it will co-develop with Xebec Adsorption Inc. (TSXV: XBC) a prototype reactor to produce Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) using the Power-to-Gas (P2G) process which...

Nuclear pasta, the hardest known substance in the universe

Published: 18Sep2018

A team of scientists has calculated the strength of the material deep inside the crust of neutron stars and found it to be the strongest known material in the universe....

Carbon reserves in Central American soils still affected by ancient Mayan deforestation

Published: 20Aug2018

Deforestation is suspected to have contributed to the mysterious collapse of Mayan civilization more than 1,000 years ago. A new study shows that the forest-clearing also decimated carbon...

Habit change is key to success for weight loss

Published: 27Sep2018

Can experts in behaviour change help boost weight loss for overweight people? McGill University researchers think so: they report significant results -- up to 10% of body-mass loss with this approach.

New study uncovers vast variation and significant deficits in tuberculosis care in urban India

Published: 25Sep2018

On September 26, Heads of State will gather in New York at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s first-ever high-level meeting on tuberculosis (TB) to accelerate efforts to end TB and reach...

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