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Discovery of a 'pioneer' that opens the genome

Published: 23Jan2018

Our genome contains all the information necessary to form a complete human being. This information, encoded in our DNA, stretches over one to two metres long but still manages to squeeze into a...

A Taste for Whisky

22Feb201818:30
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On Thursday, February 22, warm up with an evening of whisky tasting! Guests of WhiskyFête 2018 can sample rare whiskies and taste fine food prepared by Chef Jean-Michel Baudenon. This is sure to be...

Expert: 'Super Blue/Blood Moon' coming on Jan. 31

Published: 22Jan2018

NASA says that the next full moon will be a ‘super blue blood moon’. What does it mean? Kelly Lepo, coordinator of the McGill Space Institute, is available to answer your questions. (NASA)...

A ‘hot Jupiter’ with unusual winds

Published: 22Jan2018

The hottest point on a gaseous planet near a distant star isn’t where astrophysicists expected it to be – a discovery that challenges scientists’ understanding of the many planets of this type...

NEW SCIENTIST | New CRISPR method could take gene editing to the next level

Published: 22Jan2018

The CRISPR genome-editing method may just have become even more powerful. Uri David Akavia’s team at McGill University in Canada has managed to repair mutations in 90 per cent of target cells using...

Experts: NAFTA negotiations in Montreal

Published: 22Jan2018

A sixth round of NAFTA negotiations is taking place this week in Montreal, with key players say the focus is on constructive discussion.” (CTV News)...

Expert: Philippine Volcano Erupts

Published: 22Jan2018

Expert: Philippine Volcano Erupts...

Flawed research methods exaggerate the prevalence of depression

Published: 18Jan2018

An over-reliance on self-report screening questionnaires, wherein patients essentially define their own condition, in place of diagnostic interviews conducted by a health care professional, has...

Yan P. Lin Centre Annual Lecture: Timur Kuran, "Clashes with and within Islam: Roles of Intolerant Communities"

29Mar201816:30
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The Yan P. Lin Centre Annual Lecture will be given by Timur Kuran/lin-centreCategory: Academic seminars and lectures Faculty of Arts Academic talks and conferences Public lectures

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