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Toronto Star: Mike Babcock's lucky red silk McGill tie is sold out

Wed, 2010-03-03 12:00

The red silk necktie worn by coach Mike Babcock when the Canada's Olympic men's hockey team beat the U.S. winning gold in nailbiting overtime has captured attention throughout the Games. By Tuesday the tie, with its conservative diagonal stripes and McGill University shields, was sold out.

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The Medical News: Future work may uncover links between insulin use and cancer risk

Tue, 2010-03-02 12:00

Cancer expert Professor Michael Pollak from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, teamed up with diabetes expert Professor David Russell-Jones from The Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK, to research the inter-relationships between cancer and insulin.

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Nature neuroscience: Why your body isn't thirsty at night

Mon, 2010-03-01 12:00

Neurophysiologists Eric Trudel and Charles Bourque at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre propose a mechanism by which the body's circadian system, or internal clock, controls water regulation.

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Rue Frontenac: Babcock wins gold - with McGill tie

Mon, 2010-03-01 12:00

Mike Babcock (BEd'86) coached the Candadian Olympic men's hockey team to a heart-stopping gold-medal victory, wearing a McGill tie.

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Globe and Mail: When is euthanasia justified?

Fri, 2010-03-19 12:00

Op-ed piece on the legalization of euthanasia and assisted suicide by Margaret Somerville, is founding director of the Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law at McGill University.

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Royal Society of Chemistry: All aboard the DNA nanotube

Mon, 2010-03-15 12:00

An article by the UK-based Royal Society of Chemistry highlighting the creation a new type of DNA nanotube by McGill researchers.

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Foreign Policy Magazine: Gaza's tragically peculiar economy

Tue, 2010-03-16 12:00

Op-ed piece on Gaza's economy by McGill professor Rex Brynen, whose areaas of research focus include peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction, Middle East politics.

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Missing DNA tied to obesity

Thu, 2010-02-04 08:15

McGill University study could lead to personalized medicine to treat morbid obesity with genetic cause.

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Africa's Continental Divide: Land disputes

Sun, 2010-01-31 12:00

Land, at the very heart of security and survival, looms behind most of the African conflicts we've all heard of and dozens of others we have not. … "In Africa, most of the population has no documents. They believe they own the land as a group because they have been there for millennia," says John Unruh, a land tenure expert at McGill University in Montreal.

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Music: Can it tune up your health?

Sun, 2010-01-31 12:00

It can soothe, trigger memories, temper pain, aid sleep & make the heart beat faster or slower. It, of course, is music... Just why music seems to have these effects, though, remains elusive. There's a lot to learn, said Robert Zatorre, a professor at McGill University in Montreal, where he studies the topic at the Montreal Neurological Institute.

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