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What newly discovered planets can teach us

Published: 13Mar2017

McGill University’s Nicolas Cowan explains the significance of the discovery of seven new planets.  Watch the interview here: CTV News

McGill wins Canadian university women's basketball championship

Published: 13Mar2017

Alex Kiss-Rusk had 15 points and 20 rebounds to lead the McGill Martlets past the Laval Rouge et Or 66-55 on Sunday to win the Canadian university women’s basketball championship. It’s the first...

Researchers shift focus to prevention of Alzheimer’s

Published: 10Mar2017

The failures of these amyloid-reducing efforts have left researchers with two broad conclusions, said Dr. John Breitner, a professor of psychiatry at McGill University and Canada Research Chair in...

Dr. Morag Park Wins Prestigious Award

Published: 9Mar2017

Dr Morag Park, an associate member and research director for two of our PhD candidates in the department of Pathology, is the recipient of the Canadian Cancer Society 2017 Robert L. Noble Prize, as...

McGill earns high marks in global subject rankings

Published: 9Mar2017

McGill has been ranked the world’s third-best anatomy and physiology school in global rankings released Wednesday. Read more: The Montreal Gazette

A lawyer and a philosopher on “us and them” – the migrant question

Published: 10Mar2017

Global migration has stirred questions of human rights, democracy, of living together, of ‘us and them.’ The philosopher Charles Taylor and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights...

Molecule shown to repair damaged axons

Published: 8Mar2017

A foray into plant biology led one researcher to discover that a natural molecule can repair axons, the thread-like projections that carry electrical signals between cells. Axonal damage is the...

Why carbon pricing and cash rebates to oil companies go hand in hand

Published: 8Mar2017

Governments across this country need to find ways to reduce GHG emissions without threatening Canadians’ economic prosperity. And carbon competitiveness issues are far too important to be swept...

Why guillemot chicks leap from the nest before they can fly

Published: 9Mar2017

Before they have the wing span to actually permit them to fly, young guillemots (also known as murres) leap hundreds of metres off towering cliffs and flutter down towards the sea, guided by their...

Molecule shown to repair damaged axons

Published: 8Mar2017

Discovery could be key to treating brain and spinal cord injury...

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