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Eleven McGill scholars honoured by the Royal Society of Canada

Published: 11Sep2018

Today, the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) announced the induction of 89 new Fellows, five of which are McGill researchers and scholars. The RSC also announced 52 new members to the College of New...

Chirality switching in biomineral structures

Published: 1Aug2018

Researchers at McGill University have discovered a mechanism by which helical biomineral structures can be synthesized to spiral clockwise or counterclockwise using only either the left-handed or...

Billion-year-old lake deposit yields clues to Earth’s ancient biosphere

Published: 18Jul2018

A sample of ancient oxygen, teased out of a 1.4 billion-year-old evaporative lake deposit in Ontario, provides fresh evidence of what the Earth’s atmosphere and biosphere were like during the...

New insight into aging

Published: 19Sep2018

Plasticity is enhanced but dysregulated in the aging brain...

New technology can detect hundreds of proteins in a single sample

Published: 13Aug2018

New technology developed by a team of McGill University scientists shows potential to streamline the analysis of proteins, offering a quick, high volume and cost-effective tool to hospitals and...

2018 Dorothy J. Killam Lecture: Genes, neurons, and circuits: organizing behavior across timescales

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The 2019 Dorothy J. Killam Lecture will be delivered by Cornelia I. Bargmann, Torsten N. Wiesel Professor and Associate Director of the Shelby White and Leon Levy Center for Mind, Brain and...

Latent TB Treatment: Shorter is Better

Published: 2Aug2018

Treatment of latent tuberculosis is set to transform after a pair of studies from the Research-Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) revealed that a shorter treatment was safer...

Preterm birth: The "Nodal" gene under the microscope

Published: 4Sep2018

Preterm birth is a major global public health problem. Every year, 15 million babies are born prematurely and many will suffer from neurodegenerative disorders, including cerebral palsy, learning...

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