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America Should Never Be ‘Great Again’

Published: 6Apr2017

President Donald Trump is different. Unlike any of his forty-four predecessors, he does not even pretend to care about constitutional rules or official protocols. He has no need for facts or norms....

Solving medical “cold cases” through genetics

Published: 6Apr2017

Researchers have identified the genetic mutation responsible for one patient's serious health problems, finally solving a medical mystery that has endured for over 30 years. Thanks to this...

Students receive $50K from Ottawa for innovative urban green housing design

Published: 6Apr2017

Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna announced a $50,000 grant from Natural Resources Canada’s Program for Energy Research and Development (PERD) to...

Ottawa’s pot advisor warns more info needed before legalization

Published: 5Apr2017

Research and education needs to be provided, Dr. Mark Ware, a professor in family medicine and anesthesia at McGill University, told a drug policy conference in Ottawa.  Read more: The Toronto Star

The U.S. cannot be run like a business

Published: 4Apr2017

The relationship between business and government, a separation of powers no less vital than that within government itself, has become so confounded that it threatens American democracy itself. When...

Melting snow contains a toxic cocktail of pollutants

Published: 4Apr2017

With spring finally here and warmer temperatures just around the corner, snow will slowly melt away, releasing us from the clutches of winter. However, that’s not the only thing that the melting...

Sweet sidekick: Maple syrup extract appears to boost antibiotics

Published: 3Apr2017

A Canadian-led study about our country's most beloved export -- maple syrup -- has shown that the sweet stuff that makes pancakes so good might also help antibiotics work better. The research from...

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Published: 1Apr2017

Multidisciplinary care and cutting-edge research share space at The Neuro...

Nearly $3.8 Million for Macdonald Campus’ Farm Management and Technology program

Published: 31Mar2017

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Laurent Lessard, and Geoffrey Kelley, MNA for Jacques-Cartier and Minister responsible for Native Affairs, announced today on behalf of the...

Montreal's feel-good LRT comes courtesy of the taxpayer

Published: 31Mar2017

Ahmed El-Geneidy, the head of McGill University’s Transportation Research group, thinks the REM’s promoters are wearing rose-coloured glasses. Ridership projections for the REM of 40 million...

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