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Montreal's Neuro and AI community at heart of 'open science' movement

Published: 30Aug2017

Montreal's world-famous brain research centre is in the middle of conducting an experiment on what could be its most ambitious subject: itself. Since 2016, McGill University's Montreal Neurological...

Pinpointing the origins of autism

Published: 29Aug2017

The origins of autism remain mysterious. What areas of the brain are involved, and when do the first signs appear? New findings published in Biological Psychiatry bring us closer to understanding...

What's warping the faces of monkeys in Uganda?

Published: 28Aug2017

Researchers began to wonder if pesticides in the farmland that surrounds the Sebitoli area were a culprit. “That was one possibility,” says Colin Chapman, an author of the study and a professor in...

Why labelling President Trump as mentally ill is wrong

Published: 28Aug2017

Op-ed by Rob Whitley, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at McGill University and a research scientist at the Douglas Hospital Research Centre

Terry Fox run: You're invited!

17Sep2017

Students and Faculty from The Ingram School of Nursing, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Communication Sciences and Disorders and Medicine have joined together to form a team to participate in...

Two paths for the personal essay

Published: 25Aug2017

Article by Merve Emre, Professor in the Department of English...

The misplaced arguments against Black Lives Matter

Published: 24Aug2017

Jacob Levy, a political philosopher, argues that BLM is “one of the most significant political mobilisations in defence of freedom” in decades. Its supporters oppose police brutality, mass...

Expert: tree damage due to storms

Published: 23Aug2017

"The storm, which hit Tuesday afternoon and brought winds of up to 120 km/h, snapped tree branches, uprooted trees and downed hydro poles from the West Island over to the Saint-Henri neighbourhood,...

New understanding of how muscles work

Published: 23Aug2017

Muscle malfunctions may be as simple as a slight strain after exercise or as serious as heart failure and muscular dystrophy. A new technique developed at McGill now makes it possible to look much...

Can you sweat out toxins?

Published: 23Aug2017

No one will ever be able to conduct a large enough study to link such low levels of chemicals with health problems, said Joe Schwarcz, a professor of chemistry at McGill University in Montreal. “It...

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