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QUARTZ | The scientists searching for alien life aren’t very popular in science

Published: 16Jul2019

In October 2017, a telescope operated by the University of Hawaii picked up a strange cigar-shaped object (artist rendering below), which had slingshotted past the sun at a more-than-brisk top...

NEWSCIENTIST | There aren’t enough space explosions to explain strange radio bursts

Published: 16Jul2019

Many of the brightest, weirdest phenomena in space come from cataclysmic events like explosions or collisions. But many fast radio bursts (FRBs), one of the most mysterious space signals we’ve seen...

CBC | What at-home DNA tests can tell about you — and what they can't

Published: 16Jul2019

At-home DNA testing kits have become a mainstream product for offering a look into a user's genetic heritage and even health pre-dispositions. ...

Expert: New rules lay out rights of Canadian airline passengers

Published: 16Jul2019

The federal government has unveiled new protections for airline passengers, rules designed to make sure both airlines and the people who fly on them are up to date on what they are entitled to when...

Climate change puts health at risk and economists have the right prescription | The Conversation

Published: 15Jul2019

June 24, 2019 | Climate change affects many aspects of people's lives. As it is a common source of worry to doctors and economists alike, the proposed solutions to climate change are numerous....

Two McGill Researchers receive $3.3M from NSERC CREATE program funding

Published: 11Jul2019

Hanadi Sleiman of the Department of Chemistry and Jaswinder Singhof the Department of Plant Science have each received $1.65 million in research grants, to be distributed over six years, from the...

THE NEW YORK TIMES | Even Moderate Air Pollution May Lead to Lung Disease

Published: 11Jul2019

A new study led by Dany Doiron, a research associate at the McGill University Health Center found that even moderate levels of air pollution can cause lung function impairment that rivals the...

Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor announces investment of $150M to create “Team Canada of Cancer Research”

Published: 11Jul2019

MONCTON, NB – The federal Minister of Health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor, announced today an investment of $150 million over five years by the Government of Canada for the creation of the Marathon of...

Government of Canada Promotes Equity and Invests in Discovery Research at McGill

Published: 11Jul2019

In conjunction with a $35 million research funding announcement to support 128 researchers through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s (NSERC) Discovery Grants program...

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