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How migratory cells find their way through body tissue

Published: 13Oct2016

A new study published in Nature Communications could help biologists understand how various types of migratory cells, such as immune cells, find their way through tissues in the human body.

11 new invasive species detected in Canadian ports

Published: 13Oct2016

A mussel never reported in Canada was identified in the port of Montreal, a soft shell clam never seen in the Arctic was discovered in the Hudson Bay in Churchill, Manitoba, and a barnacle that was...

Science and the media

Published: 11Oct2016

There is widespread worry today about the health effects of just about everything around us -- from the food we eat and water we drink, to the plastics we use and medications we take. A journalist...

Catholic leaders divided over funerals in assisted death cases

Published: 11Oct2016

“Some of them are more theologically astute than others and some of them are more faithful to the church’s teaching than others." Douglas Farrow, professor of Christian thought at McGill. The Globe...

McGill researcher looks at how children perceive lies

Published: 11Oct2016

Victoria Talwar, associate professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University, has done a number of studies on lying — most recently looking at how children...

Pair of proteins found to drive neuroinflammation


Published: 11Oct2016

McGill researchers have identified two proteins that work together to drive neuroinflammation in acute conditions such as microbial or autoimmune encephalitis, and in chronic conditions such as...

Joanne Liu, Bertrand Cesvet to receive honorary degrees from McGill

Published: 7Oct2016

Two inspirational McGill alumni -- Bertrand Cesvet, of the award-winning creative agency Sid Lee, and Joanne Liu, of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders -- will receive honorary...

McGill philosopher Charles Taylor wins $1M Berggruen Prize

Published: 6Oct2016

Prominent Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor, McGill University professor emeritus, has been named the first-ever recipient of the Berggruen Prize. CBC News

The human lifespan has a natural limit. Scientists might know how to break it

Published: 6Oct2016

“Metformin lowers the rate of living,” Dr. Michael Pollak, a cancer oncologist at McGill University in Montreal and author on a 2013 paper that reached this conclusion, told me recently....

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