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Canada’s CHIME telescope detects second repeating fast radio burst

Published: 9Jan2019

A Canadian-led team of scientists has found the second repeating fast radio burst (FRB) ever recorded. FRBs are short bursts of radio waves coming from far outside our Milky Way galaxy. Scientists...

McGill University helps to inform understanding of cancer risk

Published: 9Jan2019

McGill University has helped develop a global resource that includes data on thousands of inherited variants in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. The BRCA Exchange was created through the BRCA Challenge,...

The Politics of Carbon Pricing | Breakfast Television Montreal

Published: 8Jan2019

Director of the Max Bell School of Public Policy, Chris Ragan, sat down with Breakfast Television Montreal to discuss carbon pricing....

Big Tech’s net loss: How governments can turn anger into action | THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Published: 7Jan2019

Newly appointed Max Bell School of Public Policy professor Taylor Owen wrote a piece for the Globe and Mail on how governments should regulate Big Tech companies. ...

A new 'atlas' of genetic influences on osteoporosis

Published: 3Jan2019

A ground-breaking new study led by researchers from the Lady Davis Institute (LDI) at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) has succeeded in compiling an atlas of genetic factors associated with...

Undergraduate student Juan Fernández González makes math discovery

Published: 20Dec2018

One year ago, the Bulletin AMQ of the Association Mathématique du Québec published the article Le polygone du cercle d’Euler (The Polygon of Euler’s Circle). Written by third-year student Juan...

Suboptimal, inconsistent treatment for anaphylaxis due to unknown cause

Published: 20Dec2018

A new Canadian study, led by a team at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), is shedding light on anaphylaxis due to an unknown trigger (AUT)—an unpredictable and...

CTV NEWS | App helps doctors measure, treat patients' wounds

Published: 19Dec2018

Dr. Sheila Wang, a dermatologist at the McGill University Health Centre, came up with the idea for the app when she was in medical school and noticed that the standard practice was to measure...

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