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MIT | AI can spot signs of Alzheimer’s before your family does

Published: 20Mar2018

[…] AI is also finding use in helping physicians detect early signs of Alzheimer’s in the brain and understand how those physical changes unfold in different people. “When a radiologist reads a...

TÉLÉ-QUÉBÉC | Brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst before sleep 

Published: 20Mar2018

On sait que le sommeil et la température de notre corps sont régulés par l'horloge biologique. Charles Bourque, du Centre de recherche du CUSM à Montréal, a découvert une nouvelle fonction qui le...

Time for bed: Bad sleep habits start early in school-age children

Published: 20Mar2018

Bad sleep habits in children begin earlier than many experts assume. That’s the takeaway from a new study led by McGill University researchers. The findings suggest that official sleep guidelines...

IRISH NEWS | Bright birds share human intelligence trait

Published: 15Mar2018

Lead researcher Jean-Nicolas Audet, from McGill University in Canada, said: “By comparing an extremely innovative species like the Barbados bullfinch with a closely related conservative one like...

DEVOIR | Stephen Hawking, l’héritage d’un géant

Published: 15Mar2018

Robert Brandenberger, professeur de physique à l’Université McGill, qui l’a connu personnellement alors qu’il était stagiaire postdoctoral dans son équipe de 1985 à 1987, le confirme. « Il était...

GLOBAL | McGill24 raises funds for refugee students 

Published: 15Mar2018

Find out about the McGill24 fundraiser for refugee students wishing to study at the university. McGill24 spokesperson Jenny Aboue Youn El Soud and alumni ambassador Gemma Peralta join Global’s...

Brain genes related to innovation revealed in birds

Published: 14Mar2018

Wild birds that are more clever than others at foraging for food  have different levels of a neurotransmitter receptor that has been linked with intelligence in humans, according to a study led by...

Expert: Risks of Under-Age Drinking

Published: 14Mar2018

"Acute intoxication with alcohol is common in Quebec. Between January 1 and November 26, 2017, emergency services received 2,332 young people aged 12 to 24 for this reason. This equates to 214...

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