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McGill aims to become carbon neutral by 2040

Published: 28Nov2017

McGill University is planning to open an indoor bicycle centre with 350 parking spaces, showers and lockers as part of a plan to reduce its carbon footprint over the next three years and achieve...

McGill commits to carbon neutrality by 2040

Published: 28Nov2017

McGill University is committing to achieve carbon neutrality by 2040, under its new Climate & Sustainability Action Plan (2017-2020), released today.

Expert: Mount Agung volcano eruption in Indonesia

Published: 27Nov2017

“A large eruption of Bali’s restless Mount Agung volcano could be imminent, Indonesian officials have said as they called for 100,000 people to leave the area.” (The Guardian)...

Alan Evans receives Canada 150 medal

Published: 27Nov2017

Senate of Canada recognizes outstanding contributions to the community ...

As climate warms, mice morph

Published: 27Nov2017

New research by McGill University biologists shows that milder winters have led to physical alterations in two species of mice in southern Quebec in the past 50 years – providing a textbook example...

Three MNI researchers receive ALS funding

Published: 24Nov2017

Grants for Heather Durham, Stefano Stifani and Jay Ross total just over $2 million  Three MNI researchers have received grants from the ALS Society of Canada worth a total of more than $2 million.  

Can computers pick stocks better than humans can? Investment firms think so

Published: 23Nov2017

The fact that people program AI to analyze specific information is also a factor. What if they tell it to focus on the wrong data sets? And what happens if everyone's AI is looking at the same...

Mindfulness training shows promise for maintaining weight loss

Published: 23Nov2017

Can mindfulness training help overweight people shed pounds and keep them off?  McGill University researchers surveyed the growing body of studies investigating that question, and came away...

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