Expert: Risks of Under-Age Drinking

Published: 14Mar2018

"Acute intoxication with alcohol is common in Quebec. Between January 1 and November 26, 2017, emergency services received 2,332 young people aged 12 to 24 for this reason. This equates to 214...

Brain genes related to innovation revealed in birds

Published: 14Mar2018

Wild birds that are more clever than others at foraging for food  have different levels of a neurotransmitter receptor that has been linked with intelligence in humans, according to a study led by...

NYT | Malaysian insta-city becomes a flash point for Chinese colonialism — and capital flight

Published: 13Mar2018

Off the southern coast of Malaysia, a futuristic city is rising from the sea… In the last two decades, more than 100 new cities have been (or are being) created from scratch, according to Sarah...

GAZETTE | McGill library offers peek inside Jean Drapeau’s mind

Published: 13Mar2018

Citizens can now pore over the late mayor’s personal copy of the Malouf report that draws conclusions about the 1976 Montreal Olympics fiasco. The Gazette

HINDU | Labs team up to make TB, HIV tests affordable

Published: 13Mar2018

Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill Global Health Programs at Canada's McGill University, explains that patients rarely present with a single problem, so diagnostic labs need to offer a variety of...

CJAD | Concordia and McGill students sleep outside to help the homeless

Published: 13Mar2018

University students across Canada are giving up their creature comforts and basic necessities for five days to raise money and awareness for the homeless. The universities are looking to raise more...

LE SOLEIL | Le pot au volant, moins dangereux que l’alcool?

Published: 12Mar2018

Professeur au département de psychiatrie de l’Université McGill, le Dr Thomas Brown dirige une équipe de recherche transdisciplinaire sur la conduite avec les facultés affaiblies à l’Institut...

McGill-led genomics centres win $9.8 M, three-year funding support from Genome Canada

Published: 21Feb2018

The McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre and the Canadian Centre for Computational Genomics will receive a total of $9.8 million in funding over three years through Genome Canada...

GAZETTE | Brownstein: A little sorcery works its way into the science lab

Published: 12Mar2018

Jay Olson, a magician currently completing his PhD in psychiatry at McGill University, has taken this experiment one step further. He has put people inside an MRI machine and convinced them that it...

VPR | Québec's legal maple syrup cartel dictates prices for Vermont maple producers

Published: 12Mar2018

“The system that's in place, the supply management system, is good for Québec producers and U.S. producers because it guarantees good prices and that allowed U.S. producers to actually expand...