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Better data for governments

Published: 15Nov2017

Today, the Center for Government Excellence (GovEx), part of Johns Hopkins University, and GeoThink, a part of McGill University, launched a new open data standards directory that will identify...

Does Chagas disease present a health risk to Canadians?

Published: 14Dec2017

Believe it or not, a tropical blood parasite native to Latin America could be harmful to Canadians. Infectious diseases like malaria or Zika may have dominated recent headlines but Chagas – the ...

Does Trump want peace in the Middle East?

Published: 14Dec2017

"To some extent, it is beyond the control of world leaders, and has more to do with the cycle of protest," says Rex Brynen, a political science professor at McGill University whose work focuses on...

Expert - Democrat Wins Senate Seat in Alabama (USA)

Published: 13Dec2017

“Doug Jones on Tuesday became the first Democrat in a generation to win a Senate seat in Alabama.” (CNN) Harold Waller, Political Science, McGill University

Faces of the opioid crisis: Pain expert on the puzzle of what to prescribe

Published: 13Dec2017

Ask Montreal pain specialist Yoram Shir about the deadly opioid crisis ravaging North America, and he immediately calls for perspective on the rivers of narcotic pills running into so many homes....

Borrowing a leaf from biology to preserve threatened languages

Published: 13Dec2017

One of the world’s 7,000 languages vanishes every other week, and half – including scores of indigenous North American languages -- might not survive the 21st century, experts say. To preserve as...

Analyzing the psyche of risky drivers

Published: 28Apr2016

By Cynthia Lee, McGill Newsroom...

Plourde: Making artificial snow is a very slippery slope

Published: 12Dec2017

Article by Daniel Plourde, Bioresource Engineering undergraduate at McGill University....

Being a musician can help you decipher language in loud environments 

Published: 11Dec2017

A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has shown that musical training helps people hear speech syllables in loud environments, and has shown how this happens....

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