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McGill researchers get $4.7M in NSERC project grants

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) announced 78 Strategic Project Grants today at the University of New Brunswick, including 10 for McGill University researchers totaling nearly $4.7 million. 

Published: 10Feb2015

Pick a card, any card

Magicians have astonished audiences for centuries by subtly, yet powerfully, influencing their decisions. But there has been little systematic study of the psychological factors that make magic tricks work.

Published: 9Feb2015

Socioeconomic differences in adolescent health widen

Health inequalities in young people have grown alongside socioeconomic disparities between the rich and poor.

Published: 4Feb2015

Invasive Species in the Great Lakes by 2063

The Great Lakes have been invaded by more non-native species than any other freshwater ecosystem in the world. In spite of increasing efforts to stem the tide of invasion threats, the lakes remain vulnerable, according to scientists from McGill University and colleagues in Canada and the United States. 

Published: 29Jan2015

Institut nordique du Québec Discussion Forum/ forum de discussion

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Faculty Club 3450 Rue McTavish (Ballroom), 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

McGill invites you to a discussion forum/L’Université McGill vous convie à un forum de discussion. 

Blame it on your brain: salt and hypertension

An international research team led by scientists at McGill University has found that excessive salt intake “reprograms” the brain, interfering with a natural safety mechanism that normally prevents the body’s arterial blood pressure from rising.

Published: 22Jan2015

Current nutrition labeling is hard to digest

Current government-mandated nutrition labeling is ineffective in improving nutrition, but there is a better system available, according to a study by McGill University researchers published in the December issue of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Published: 20Jan2015

Daily quiet time to improve new mothers’ health

A quiet time scheduled every afternoon could improve the health of newborns and mothers in maternity wards according to researchers at McGill University.

Published: 19Jan2015

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