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HIV target shows surprising resistance

By Tod Hoffman, Lady Davis Institute 

Research reveals that even a tiny mutation can allow the HIV virus to become resistant to therapies using the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing platform

Published: 8Apr2016

Dion's complicated dance to justify Saudi arms deal

Op-ed by Andrew Potter, incoming director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada. Montreal Gazette

Published: 7Apr2016

Panama Papers: Understanding tax evasion

Mutsumi Takahashi interviews Ken Lester of the Desautels Faculty of Management. CTV News

Published: 7Apr2016

World Health Day and Diabetes (April 7, 2016)

About 422 million people worldwide have diabetes, a number likely to more than double in the next 20 years, according to research published today by the World Health Organization. April 7, 2016 is World Health Day and the focus this year is on diabetes.

Published: 6Apr2016

Technical workers groom their social skills

“You have to learn to tell the story about what it is, and why it works. At some point, you’re going to have to explain this to investors, and if you come in with dry, technical stuff, you run a risk of losing their interest.” Donald Smith, professor and plant scientist. The Globe and Mail

Published: 6Apr2016

Comment recycler les revenus du marché du carbone?

La tarification n’est pas sans risque, écrit le groupe dirigé par Christopher Ragan, professeur d’économie à l’Université McGill. Le Devoir

Published: 6Apr2016

A new discovery in the human auditory system

By Shawn Hayward, Montreal Neurological Institute

Discovery will inform further research into hearing disorders and brain training

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University have made an important discovery about the human auditory system and how to study it, findings that could lead to better testing and diagnosis of hearing-related disorders.

Published: 6Apr2016

Brain responses found to originate from previously unknown source

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital at McGill University have made an important discovery about the human auditory system and how to study it, findings that could lead to better testing and diagnosis of hearing-related disorders.

The researchers detected frequency-following responses (FFR) coming from a part of the brain not previously known to emit them. FFRs are neural signals generated in the brain when people hear sounds.

Published: 6Apr2016

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