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The study by Louisa Dahmani and her colleagues in the Departments of Neuroscience and Psychiatry at McGill University in Montreal, puts a recent theory about the evolution of the sense of smell to the test. The theory proposes that the the sense of smell evolved to aid in navigation. Ancient animals would have evolved a sense of smell to find food, and locate mates and predators, and so smell would have been intimately connected with location and navigation....
A new pipeline and a carbon price to reduce emissions each stand as viable, separate policies that would please distinct groups; by tying them together, they please no one.
Op-ed by Andrew Potter and Christopher Ragan.
Article by Karl Moore, Associate professor, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University.
Wiener graduated from McGill's dentistry program, first in his class. He went on to teach at McGill for 25 years and helped found the first dentistry clinic at the Jewish General Hospital.
That would certainly seem to be the case for a group of American students at McGill University. They’re called Democrats Abroad at McGill, and they’ve been reaching out to other American students in the city and helping them to register to vote while here.
When it comes to management, B is for balderdash. Unfortunately, we embrace too much of it. Let’s start with goals, which are, after all, where everything is supposed to start. We are expected to have goals for our organization as well as personal goals (…)One more bit of balderdash for today: Efficiency should be a manager’s prime goal....
The mania for new cities is partly an outgrowth of globalization, with its “footloose” capital, says Sarah Moser, a geographer at McGill University who’s compiled a list of more than 100 such projects.Read more
The winner of the prize, open to all English-language history books and run by Montreal’s McGill University, will be announced Nov. 15.
THE HILL | Human Rights without humans: The final line between artificial and superhuman intelligences
Op-ed by Jose Mauricio Gaona, an O’Brien Fellow at the McGill Center for Human Rights. Read more
Meanwhile, the $3.7 million global refugee study — a collaboration between Carleton, York, Ottawa and McGill universities — has brought together international aid organizations, academics from the four refugee-hosting countries as well as their colleagues from the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States to seek practical, sustainable, grassroots solutions to the crisis on the ground. ...
Now a new study looking at 400,000 youths from 88 countries around the world suggests such bans are making a difference in reducing youth violence. It marks the first systematic assessment of whether an association exists between a ban on corporal punishment and the frequency in which adolescents get into fights....
FINANCIAL POST | Deutsche Bank's chairman of global investment banking driven by the power of one word
Article by Karl Moore, co-written with Emily Quadros, BCom student at McGill. Read more
“I guess physicists just love their food,” says Matt Caplan, an astrophysicist at McGill University who studies neutron stars....
Column by Joe Schwarcz, director of McGill University’s Office for Science & Society. He hosts The Dr. Joe Show on CJAD Radio 800 AM every Sunday from 3 to 4 p.m.
“One seminal, longitudinal study that followed 45,000 Swedish conscripts over 15 years found a six-fold increase in the risk of developing schizophrenia in those who consumed high amounts of cannabis,” write Ian Gold and Joel Gold, professors of psychiatry at McGill University and the NYU in a newspaper editorial.