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Plants, fungi and bacteria work together to clean polluted land

Published: 28Mar2018

Highly complex interactions among roots, fungi and bacteria underlie the ability of some trees to clean polluted land, according to a novel study by bioinformatics and plant-biology experts from...

Tackling adherence to treatment on several fronts

Published: 27Mar2018

Learning to become self-sufficient and responsible is part of life’s journey through the teen and young adult years. Mistakes are often made, and lessons are learned. However, for young kidney...

Epilepsy research and care at The Neuro

Published: 26Mar2018

The institute that developed the “Montreal Procedure” continues to be on the cutting edge...

Workplace wellness programs yield positive effects for Canadian employees

Published: 23Mar2018

Employee wellness programs in the workplace have been shown to work with some success in the United States, particularly when participation is tied to substantial incentives like a reduction in...

Bank of Canada announces recipients of 2018 Fellowship and Governor’s awards

Published: 23Mar2018

The Bank of Canada has announced that Markus Poschke, Associate Professor and William Dawson Scholar at McGill University, was selected as the recipient of this year’s Governor’s Award. Professor...

Pushing screening of ovarian and endometrial cancers one step further

Published: 21Mar2018

A team from the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal has joined forces with researchers at Johns Hopkins to bring screening and early detection of ovarian and...

Time for bed: Bad sleep habits start early in school-age children

Published: 20Mar2018

Bad sleep habits in children begin earlier than many experts assume. That’s the takeaway from a new study led by McGill University researchers. The findings suggest that official sleep guidelines...

Cancer probe chosen for top science discovery

Published: 19Mar2018

2017 Québec Science Discovery of the Year Award goes to the cancer-detection probe developed by Kevin Petrecca and Frédéric Leblond...

Brain genes related to innovation revealed in birds

Published: 14Mar2018

Wild birds that are more clever than others at foraging for food  have different levels of a neurotransmitter receptor that has been linked with intelligence in humans, according to a study led by...

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