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Les dangers du GPS

Véronique Bohbot, chercheuse à l’Institut Douglas et professeure agrégée au département de psychiatrie, est citée. La Presse

Published: 3Mar2016

Le mont Royal au sommet du ski de fond

C’est un groupe de professeurs de l’Université McGill qui fit la première sortie de groupe de ski au pays, selon les annales. Le Devoir

Published: 2Mar2016

A Voice for Youth

For 25 years, McGill University’s Nico Trocmé, winner of the 2014 Connection Award, has been a leading and vocal advocate for youth. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Published: 2Mar2016

Courir pour aller travailler

Pascal Brissette, en plus d'être un père comblé, est professeur agrégé, directeur du Centre de recherches interdisciplinaires en études montréalaises et directeur du programme d'études sur le Québec au Département de langue et de littérature française de l'Université McGill. Sa particularité? Il se rend au travail (et en revient) à la course, et ce, tous les jours depuis trois ans! Radio-Canada

Published: 2Mar2016

Mysterious cosmic radio bursts found to repeat

By Chris Chipello, McGill Newsroom

Astronomers for the first time detect repeat ‘fast radio bursts’ from same sky location

Astronomers for the first time have detected repeating short bursts of radio waves from an enigmatic source that is likely located well beyond the edge of our Milky Way galaxy. The findings indicate that these “fast radio bursts” come from an extremely powerful object which occasionally produces multiple bursts in under a minute.

Published: 2Mar2016

Michael W. Davidson, a Success in Microscopes and Neckwear, Dies at 65

"Mr. Davidson, who died on Dec. 24 at 65, used sophisticated microscopes to create stunning, psychedelic images of crystallized substances like DNA and hormones, and he contributed to Nobel Prize-honored research about the inner workings of cells. His images were on the covers of scientific journals and, as unlikely as it might seem, on neckwear" states the NY Times.

Read the full New York Times article here.

Published: 1Mar2016

$2.4M from NSERC for five McGill researchers

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom

McGill is proud to announce that five researchers have been awarded over $2.4 million in NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants for 2016.

Published: 1Mar2016

Expert: Federal Government Gay-Pardon

“Even more significant than Mr. Klippert’s posthumous pardon may be the government’s promise to review all the cases of men who were convicted of gross indecency (homosexual acts short of intercourse) or buggery before 1969.” (The Globe and Mail)

Published: 29Feb2016

Scientists develop biological supercomputer

"For a bigger problem we have to make a larger computer.” Dan Nicolau, first author of the study and chair of the department of bioengineering. 

Published: 29Feb2016

The Right Chemistry: The dangers of cadmium

Column by Joe Schwarcz, director of the Office for Science & Society. Montreal Gazette

Published: 29Feb2016

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