HINDU | ‘Holistic policy needed to promote small millets’

Published: 16Feb2018

Vijaya Raghavan, Professor, McGill University, which is one of the collaborators of the project, said that promoting the consumption of small millets was not only key for addressing malnutrition...

Not being aware of memory problems predicts onset of Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 15Feb2018

Doctors who work with individuals at risk of developing dementia have long suspected that patients who do not realize they experience memory problems are at greater risk of seeing their condition...

Canadian Genomics Cloud launched to provide widespread access to genomics infrastructure for Canada

Published: 14Feb2018

A national consortium of industry and academic collaborators announced today the launch of the Canadian Genomics Cloud (genomicscloud.ca), an integrated software platform to manage, analyze, and...

Meet RIPK3: Good Cop, Bad Cop, all in one

Published: 14Feb2018

Each year, influenza kills half a million people globally with the elderly and very young most often the victims. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 37 children have...

PLAYBILL | Does music make you smarter?

Published: 14Feb2018

At Montreal’s McGill University, neuropsychologist Robert Zatorre has a test that suggests a noticeable difference in musical cognition between musicians and non-musicians. “We play a tune in one...

DISCOVER | 20 things you didn't know about ... Engines

Published: 14Feb2018

In 1989, McGill University graduate student and systems administrator Alan Emtage needed an efficient way to find files spread across multiple servers. He created a program to hunt through the...

Expert: Consumer-price inflation and U.S. monetary policy (Feb. 14, 2018)

Published: 13Feb2018

“Analysts forecast U.S. consumer price inflation, to be released on Wednesday, to have slowed to 1.9 percent in January from a year earlier, while the core measure is seen ticking down to 1.7...

NEWSWEEK | Thousands of rubber ducks prove drones and computers can successfully count wild animals

Published: 13Feb2018

They found that the drones combined with the computer algorithm wasn't just a decent substitute for ecologists' eyes, it actually got closer to the real number of birds on the ground. It's a...

NEW REPUBLIC | Trump’s words will leave a lasting mark

Published: 13Feb2018

Jacob T. Levy, a political theorist at McGill University, convincingly made the case for the real-world impact of Trump’s words in a recent essay for the Niskanen Center.  The New Republic