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No detectable limit to how long people can live

Published: 28Jun2017

Emma Morano passed away last April. At 117 years old, the Italian woman was the oldest known living human being....

Erasure of negative memories one step closer to reality

Published: 27Jun2017

Scientists have known for some time that a memory is stored in the brain through changes in the strength of particular synapses, the structures that pass signals between neurons. However, how the...

Biofilms—the eradication has begun

Published: 26Jun2017

Canadian scientists take a step forward in the fight against microbial armour‎. Read more here.

$3 million for research to help farmers cut greenhouse gas emissions

Published: 13Jun2017

Two McGill University research projects aimed at helping farmers mitigate greenhouse gas emissions will receive nearly $3 million in funding from the Government of Canada, federal officials...

Major Announcement on the funding for sustainable agriculture

Published: 9Jun2017

with Jean-Claude Poissant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Francis Scarpaleggia, Member of Parliament, Lac-Saint-Louis...

A more sustainable way to refine metals

Published: 7Jun2017

A team of chemists in Canada has developed a way to process metals without using toxic solvents and reagents. The system, which also consumes far less energy than conventional techniques, could...

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