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Changing location of bus stops could speed up traffic

The placement of a bus stop on the far side of an intersection instead of the near side can have a big impact on regular traffic, explained Ahmed El-Geneidy of the McGill School of Urban Planning. CTV News


Published: 15Mar2016

Nous ne sommes pas tous égaux face à la dépression

La vulnérabilité à la dépression: entrevue avec Bruno Giros, professeur et chercheur en psychiatrie. Radio-Canada

Published: 14Mar2016

Make daylight saving time less painful by avoiding naps

CBC's Daybreak spoke with Dr. Nancy Low, clinical director of the Mental Health Service at McGill University, to get some tips on easing the transition. CBC News

Published: 14Mar2016

Winds hide Atlantic variability from Europe’s winters

By Chris Chipello, McGill Newsroom

Study reveals how wind patterns change along with sea-surface temperatures

Shifting winds may explain why long-term fluctuations in North Atlantic sea surface temperatures have no apparent influence on Europe’s wintertime temperatures. The findings, published in Nature Communications, could also have implications for how Europe’s climate will evolve amid global warming.

Published: 15Mar2016

Global shift in farmed fish feed raises new questions

By Cynthia Lee, McGill Newsroom

A move toward plant-based feeds alters the environmental footprint of farm-raised seafood, may change levels of healthy fatty acids in these fish

Published: 14Mar2016

Heart attacks could be reduced by rethinking statins

By Julie Robert, McGill University Health Centre

Millions of people today take statins to help lower their cholesterol level.

Published: 11Mar2016

9 mars 2016 : journée historique pour l’ADN au Canada

« Cet accord donne au secteur public les outils dont il aura besoin pour voir aux brevets génétiques à l’avenir. » Richard Gold, professeur de droit et de médecine à l’Université McGill  qui a conseillé le CHEO sur le cadre politique de l’entente. Radio-Canada International

Published: 10Mar2016

Linking Zika, microcephaly and other nerve syndromes

All of these questions could have been answered years, if not decades ago, if anyone had taken a closer look at Zika, says Madhukar Pai, director of Global Health Programs for the McGill University Faculty of Medicine. Scientific American

Published: 10Mar2016

AlphaGo will enable us to enhance human capabilities

Op-ed by Doina Precup, associate professor of computer science and associate dean. The New York Times

Published: 10Mar2016

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