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No grain self-sufficiency in China without changes to land policies

Published: 7Jun2018

If China is to achieve its target of 95% grain self-sufficiency by 2030 it will need to restrict the conversion of arable land to other uses say researchers from McGill. This may prove challenging...

June is ALS Month

Published: 7Jun2018

A look at the latest ALS research and clinical care at The Neuro...

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...

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