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Job opportunity: Western Medical Innovation Fellowship

Published: 5Jun2018

The Medical Innovation Fellowship program at Western University has one position available specifically for a McGill PhD graduate or postdoctoral fellow with experience in neuroscience. This is a...

Male guppies grow larger brains in response to predator exposure

Published: 4Jun2018

Male guppies exposed to predators in the wild or in captivity have heavier brains than those living in relatively predator-free conditions, according to new research published in the journal...

Bright warning colours on poison dart frogs also act as camouflage

Published: 4Jun2018

Poison dart frogs are well known for their deadly toxins and bright colours, which have made them a classic example of warning coloration....

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Published: 1Jun2018

The Neuro’s Alain Ptito is focussing public attention on the danger of concussion...

Older men with higher levels of sex hormones could be less religious

Published: 1Jun2018

The level of sex hormones such as testosterone in a man's body could influence his religiosity. A new study by Aniruddha Das of McGill University in the Springer journal Adaptive Human Behavior and...

Canadians are aging well, but …

Published: 31May2018

It's not every day that one receives a call from a researcher asking if they want to participate in a study on aging for the next 20 years of their lives. That's what 50,000 Canadians aged 45 to 85...

The secret to longevity is in the microbiome and the gut

Published: 31May2018

You are what you eat. Or so the saying goes. Science now tells us that we are what the bacteria living in our intestinal tract eat and this could have an influence on how well we age. Building on...

$1M donation to support autism research powered by open science

Published: 29May2018

Djavad Mowafaghian Foundation shares The Neuro’s open science vision to accelerate drug discovery and find new and effective treatments for autism spectrum disorders

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