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DISCOVER | 20 things you didn't know about ... Engines

Published: 14Feb2018

In 1989, McGill University graduate student and systems administrator Alan Emtage needed an efficient way to find files spread across multiple servers. He created a program to hunt through the...

Canadian Genomics Cloud launched to provide widespread access to genomics infrastructure for Canada

Published: 14Feb2018

A national consortium of industry and academic collaborators announced today the launch of the Canadian Genomics Cloud (genomicscloud.ca), an integrated software platform to manage, analyze, and...

NEW REPUBLIC | Trump’s words will leave a lasting mark

Published: 13Feb2018

Jacob T. Levy, a political theorist at McGill University, convincingly made the case for the real-world impact of Trump’s words in a recent essay for the Niskanen Center.  The New Republic

Expert: Consumer-price inflation and U.S. monetary policy (Feb. 14, 2018)

Published: 13Feb2018

“Analysts forecast U.S. consumer price inflation, to be released on Wednesday, to have slowed to 1.9 percent in January from a year earlier, while the core measure is seen ticking down to 1.7...

NEWSWEEK | Thousands of rubber ducks prove drones and computers can successfully count wild animals

Published: 13Feb2018

They found that the drones combined with the computer algorithm wasn't just a decent substitute for ecologists' eyes, it actually got closer to the real number of birds on the ground. It's a...

RADIO-CANADA | L’Université McGill acquiert les archives personnelles de Jean Drapeau

Published: 12Feb2018

L'Université McGill a récemment acquis les archives personnelles de l'ex-maire de Montréal Jean Drapeau. Hugo Lavoie, chroniqueur urbain à Gravel le matin, a pu les consulter. Christopher Lyons, le...

TELE-QUEBEC | La stimulation magnétique renforce la mémoire

Published: 12Feb2018

Sylvain Baillet, chercheur à l'Institut neurologique de Montréal, étudie la mémoire de travail auditive, cette mémoire qui nous permet de retenir les derniers sons entendus pendant quelques...

THE CONVERSATION | Canada’s unsung female heroes of life sciences

Published: 12Feb2018

"Largely unknown by Canada’s decision-makers in government, industry and even the general public, their work is unheralded by ribbon-cutting ceremonies. Their relative obscurity in Canada, then and...

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