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Montreal, May 16, 2014 –The Cole Foundation continues its support of promising young scientists conducting research on leukemia and lymphomas in children and young adults with the announcement of fourteen new fellowship grants and one new investigator grant for a total funding value of $700,000.
An innovative proposal to harvest water in some of the world’s most arid locations has won the international competition Shell Ideas360. A team of Concordia and McGill students beat out more than 600 submissions to emerge as the only North American competitors in the top five presenting to an international panel of judges in Amsterdam.
What is the secret to aging more slowly and living longer? Not antioxidants, apparently.
Neutron stars, the extraordinarily dense stellar bodies created when massive stars collapse, are known to host the strongest magnetic fields in the universe -- as much as a billion times more powerful than any man-made electromagnet. But some neutron stars are much more strongly magnetized than others, and this disparity has long puzzled astrophysicists.
Scientists’ inability to replicate research findings using mice and rats has contributed to mounting concern over the reliability of such studies.
Ellen’s (not her real name) adoptive parents weren’t surprised when the school counselor suggested that she might have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
“Not tonight, dear, I have a headache.” Generally speaking, that line is attributed to the wife in a couple, implying that women’s sexual desire is more affected by pain than men’s.