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Nano-sized traps show promise in diagnosing pathogenic bacterial infections

Published: 30Jul2018

A new type of “lab on a chip” developed by McGill University scientists has the potential to become a clinical tool capable of detecting very small quantities of disease-causing bacteria in just...

Chirality switching in biomineral structures

Published: 1Aug2018

Researchers at McGill University have discovered a mechanism by which helical biomineral structures can be synthesized to spiral clockwise or counterclockwise using only either the left-handed or...

Latent TB Treatment: Shorter is Better

Published: 2Aug2018

Treatment of latent tuberculosis is set to transform after a pair of studies from the Research-Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) revealed that a shorter treatment was safer...

Update: McIntyre Medical Building

Published: 3Aug2018

Following the July 13 McIntyre fire, regular activities have gradually resumed in roughly half of the building. Floors 7 and up have largely seen a return to normal operations.

Exhibition | The World That You Know Through the Eyes of Muslim Geographers

1Aug2018
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31Dec2018

Did you ever wonder what it would have looked like to travel in the Middle Ages? And what geographical information was available to travelers at that time?

AACR Announces New Editors-in-Chief of Cancer Prevention Research

Published: 26Jul2018

PHILADELPHIA — The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is pleased to announce the appointments of Raymond N. DuBois, MD, PhD, and Michael N. Pollak, MD, as editors-in-chief of Cancer...

EOS | Drones Swoop in to Measure Gas Belched from Volcanoes

Published: 25Jul2018

A team of volcanologists, chemists, physicists, and engineers from around the world test novel techniques at Central America’s two largest degassing volcanoes.  Read more 

Experts: Radar evidence of liquid water on Mars

Published: 25Jul2018

"A Mars orbiter has detected a wide lake of liquid water hidden below the planet’s southern ice sheets. There have been much-debated hints of tiny, ephemeral amounts of water on Mars before. But if...

Experts: AIDS 2018 conference (July 23-27)

Published: 25Jul2018

"The International AIDS Conference is the largest conference on any global health issue in the world. First convened during the peak of the AIDS epidemic in 1985, it continues to provide a unique...

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