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Progression of Parkinson’s disease follows brain connectivity

Published: 11Jan2018

A study by a group of researchers including those from The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University has tested the theory that brain degeneration in Parkinson’s disease (PD...

Expert: Labour groups protest Tim Hortons’ response to Ontario minimum wage

Published: 10Jan2018

Labour organizations across Ontario are holding rallies today to protest the actions some Tim Hortons franchises have taken in response to an increase in the province's minimum wage. (The Globe and...

A repeating fast radio burst from an extreme environment

Published: 10Jan2018

New detections of radio waves from a repeating fast radio burst have revealed an astonishingly potent magnetic field in the source’s environment, indicating that it is situated near a massive black...

McGill Professor helped coin the term 'Bomb Cyclone'

Published: 4Jan2018

McGill University meteorology professor John Gyakum, along with the revered late Massachusetts Institute of Technology meteorologist Fred Sanders, first coined the term in a paper they published in...

Experts: Smog in Montreal

Published: 4Jan2018

“Officials in the city of Montreal have issued the latest of several smog alerts today and they hope to improve air quality by restricting the use of wood-burning appliances made popular after the...

How a Fictional Racist Plot Made the Headlines and Revealed an American Truth

Published: 4Jan2018

Excerpt from Merve Emre's new book, Paraliterary: The Making of Bad Readers in Postwar America. She is an assistant professor of English at McGill.

McGill researchers contribute to three of 10 ‘discoveries of year’ selected by Quebec Science for 2017

Published: 4Jan2018

Québec Science magazine has selected its 10 Discoveries of the Year for 2017, including three involving McGill researchers. The annual list has highlighted top scientific research from across...

In a first, gravitational waves linked to neutron star crash

Published: 21Dec2017

That could mean the jets of high-speed radiation sent out by the explosion were not aimed directly at Earth, and were instead slightly off axis, says Daryl Haggard of McGill University, whose team...

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