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Why linguists watched the same season of 'Big Brother' for 6 years

Published: 7Sep2017

"New scientific developments may explain your friend's irritating British accent she picked up after studying abroad in London. McGill University linguist Morgan Sonderegger and colleagues Max Bane...

Can war games help us avoid real-world conflict?

Published: 7Sep2017

It's all been choreographed by Jim Wallman and Prof Rex Brynen, of McGill University, in Montreal, who has also done these kind of games with the US military. Prof Brynen says in recent years there...

Experts: Hurricane Irma

Published: 7Sep2017

“As a Category 5 with sustained winds of 185 miles per hour, Irma now ranks among the most powerful hurricanes (as measured by wind speed) ever recorded. Irma has sustained these 185 mph winds for...

Experts: Dreamers and DACA in the US

Published: 7Sep2017

“As 15 states and Washington DC filed suit against Donald Trump over the rescinding of protection for young people brought to the US illegally as children, House speaker Paul Ryan said such ...

Expert: Violence in Myanmar

Published: 7Sep2017

“The United Nations secretary-general, António Guterres, has appealed to Myanmar to end the violence that has led more than 120,000 Rohingya people to flee in the last two weeks, which he warned...

New Canadian telescope will map largest volume of space ever surveyed

Published: 7Sep2017

A Canadian effort to build one of the most innovative radio telescopes in the world will open the universe to a new dimension of scientific study. The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science,...

McGill professor introducing Canada's slave history at Harvard

Published: 5Sep2017

"In America’s collective imagination, Canada is not associated with slavery. That perception will be challenged at Harvard University this fall, where McGill professor Charmaine Nelson will be...

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