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Protective wear inspired by fish scales

Published: 23Jan2017

They started with striped bass. Over a two-year period the researchers went through about 50 bass, puncturing or fracturing hundreds of fish scales under the microscope, to try to understand their...

Bell Let’s Talk support for the Neuro will enhance mental health access for multicultural communities

Published: 18Jan2017

Bell Let’s Talk today announced a donation of $250,000 to McGill University’s Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – known as The Neuro – to fund the development of online mental health...

A boost for artificial-intelligence research in Montreal

Published: 18Jan2017

To help spur artificial-intelligence research in Montreal, Microsoft will provide a gift of $1 million to McGill University.

Startup Stories Speaker Series

23Jan201716:30
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Faculty Club3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA ...

Meet with Johnson & Johnson Innovation

30Mar201710:00
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CDPQ Space3 Place Ville Marie, Niveau L (Auditorium), Montreal, QC, H3B 2E3, CA Johnson & Johnson Innovation (JJI) is supporting innovation in major life science clusters through the life...

A surprise advance in the treatment of adult cancers

Published: 11Jan2017

A team of researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has found an epigenetic modification that might be the cause of 15% of adult cancers of the throat...

Breakthrough in MS treatment

Published: 9Jan2017

In separate clinical trials, a drug called ocrelizumab has been shown to reduce new attacks in patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), and new symptom progression in primary...

Homing in on source of mysterious cosmic radio bursts

Published: 4Jan2017

Astronomers have pinpointed for the first time the home galaxy of a Fast Radio Burst, moving scientists a step closer to detecting what causes these powerful but fleeting pulses of radio waves....

Lack of joy from music linked to brain disconnection

Published: 4Jan2017

Have you ever met someone who just wasn’t into music? They may have a condition called specific musical anhedonia, which affects three-to-five per cent of the population....

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