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How this Montreal grad student plans to finish school with zero debt

Published: 25Oct2016

When Olivia White goes job hunting in a few years’ time after she graduates, she will be bringing a unique set of skills to the table. That’s because the 24 year old, who is pursuing an MA in urban...

Essential tremor sufferers needed for groundbreaking study

Published: 25Oct2016

You probably know someone who has it. It is the most common movement disorder, yet most people don’t even know its name....

Why some dental implants work and others don’t

Published: 25Oct2016

Each year, about 500,000 North Americans get dental implants. If you are one of them, and are preparing to have an implant, it might be a good idea to start taking beta blockers, medication that...

A key to unlocking the mystery of triple negative breast cancer

Published: 25Oct2016

A study conducted at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) suggests screening breast cancer patients for the prolactin receptor could improve the prognosis for...

Thorn in the side of war criminals, ayatollahs and dictators

Published: 22Oct2016

Montreal law professor Payam Akhavan has risked life in conflict zones in globetrotting crusade for human rights Read more: Toronto Star 

DDoS Attack: what does it tell us?

Published: 21Oct2016

“Some major internet companies suffered service disruptions for several hours on Friday morning as internet infrastructure provider Dyn said it was hit by a cyber attack that disrupted traffic...

Hillary Clinton Should Embrace Her Centrism

Published: 21Oct2016

(By Gil Troy, professor of history at McGill University, a visiting scholar at the Brookings Institution and the author of The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s) When I say to my students, ...

A Tale of Two Sexes

Published: 21Oct2016

Men and women are not created equal — women have a higher risk of some musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) than men. That was the message that Dr. Julie Côté, associate professor and chair of the...

From election campaigns to dishonest monkeys: Why we're hard-wired to lie

Published: 21Oct2016

According to McGill University's Victoria Talwar, there are two main categories of lies: deceptions that are motivated by self-interest and lies that are designed to benefit others. CBC News

McGill linguist helped on upcoming movie Arrival

Published: 21Oct2016

The upcoming Denis Villeneuve movie Arrival was filmed in Montreal and when the filmmakers went looking for a linguistics scholar to consult on the screenplay and offer on-set advice, they turned...

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