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As climate warms, mice morph

Published: 27Nov2017

New research by McGill University biologists shows that milder winters have led to physical alterations in two species of mice in southern Quebec in the past 50 years – providing a textbook example...

Three MNI researchers receive ALS funding

Published: 24Nov2017

Grants for Heather Durham, Stefano Stifani and Jay Ross total just over $2 million  Three MNI researchers have received grants from the ALS Society of Canada worth a total of more than $2 million.  

Mindfulness training shows promise for maintaining weight loss

Published: 23Nov2017

Can mindfulness training help overweight people shed pounds and keep them off?  McGill University researchers surveyed the growing body of studies investigating that question, and came away...

Do birdsong and human speech share biological roots?

Published: 22Nov2017

Do songbirds and humans have common biological hardwiring that shapes how they produce and perceive sounds?...

Now you like it, now you don’t

Published: 20Nov2017

Brain stimulation can change how much we enjoy and value music...

Imagining the cities of the future through a better understanding of Montreal today

Published: 20Nov2017

BMO Financial Group and McConnell Foundation announce $3.25 million in new support for research centre that puts Montreal and its citizens front and centre.  

HBHL and Mitacs Partner to Offer Fellowships and Internships

Published: 17Nov2017

Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL), an $84M initiative located at McGill University and supported by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, and Mitacs, a national, not-for-profit...

Imagining the cities of the future through a better understanding of Montreal today

Published: 17Nov2017

Montreal, with its multilingual, multiethnic population, is an ideal living laboratory for researchers and students from the city’s four universities and many specialized research centres. How can...

British historian Daniel Beer wins US$75,000 International Cundill History Prize

Published: 16Nov2017

The international Cundill History Prize today announced the British historian Daniel Beer as the 2017 winner of the US$75,000 prize – the richest in non-fiction for a single work in English. The...

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