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Use research, genetics to help mistreated children

Published: 16Nov2012

Governments need to do a better job of tracking and pinpointing which of a myriad of social programs would best help children cope with abuse in their early years, says a study released Thursday. [...

Out of touch: E-reading isn't reading

Published: 16Nov2012

(Andrew Piper, German and European literature prof at McGill and co-director of the literary lab Citelab. Author of Book Was There: Reading in Electronic Times, from which this is excerpted): "Amid...

Physicists skirt thermal vibration, transfer signal

Published: 16Nov2012

Using tiny radiation pressure forces -- generated each time light is reflected off a surface -- University of Oregon physicists converted an optical field, or signal, from one color to another....

It's a crisis for Quebec women

Published: 14Nov2012

Surgery wait times for deadly ovarian, cervical and breast cancers in Quebec are three times longer than government benchmarks, leading some desperate patients to shop around for an operating room....

Joe Schwarcz: investigates 'good' and 'bad' in food

Published: 12Nov2012

Once upon a time, we used to sit down to dinner and all that mattered was what the food tasted like. If it pleased the palate, we ate it. Oh, how times have changed! Now the dinner table has become...

Identical twins are genetically different

Published: 12Nov2012

Even though identical twins supposedly share all of their DNA, they acquire hundreds of genetic changes early in development that could set them on different paths, according to new research. The...

Life at McGill for Elizabeth Waterston during WWII

Published: 12Nov2012

Elizabeth Hillman Waterston started her first week at McGill University in 1939, during the first week of World War Two.  On campus, they were enjoying torchlight football parades and dances at the...

Remembering McGill Redmen athletes killed in WWII

Published: 12Nov2012

McGill University lost seven athletes from its two 1938 national championship teams in the Second World War. In 1938, McGill’s football Redmen captured the Yates Cup while the hockey Redmen won the...

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