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How the spread of the Internet is changing migration

Published: 16Dec2020

The spread of the Internet is shaping migration in profound ways. A McGill-led study of over 150 countries links Internet penetration with migration intentions and behaviours, suggesting that...

$2-million gift from Montreal philanthropist Stephen Jarislowsky to explore the impact of new technology on society

Published: 30Jul2020

As society grapples with myriad technology-related issues, including biases in facial recognition software, algorithms to identify hate speech and misinformation, as well as growing concerns over...

Widespread permafrost degradation seen in high Arctic terrain

Published: 22May2019

Rapid changes in terrain are taking place in Canada’s high Arctic polar deserts due to increases in summer air temperatures.

NEWSWEEK | Thousands of rubber ducks prove drones and computers can successfully count wild animals

Published: 13Feb2018

They found that the drones combined with the computer algorithm wasn't just a decent substitute for ecologists' eyes, it actually got closer to the real number of birds on the ground. It's a...

Building living, breathing supercomputers

Published: 26Feb2016

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom The substance that provides energy to all the cells in our bodies, Adenosine triphosphate (ATP), may also be able to power the next generation of supercomputers.

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