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Location may be key to effectively controlling pain

By Cynthia Lee

Newsroom

In real estate, location is key. It now seems the same concept holds true when it comes to stopping pain. New research published in Nature Communications indicates that the location of receptors that transmit pain signals is important in how big or small a pain signal will be -- and therefore how effectively drugs can block those signals.

Published: 3 Feb 2016

Anonymous browsing hinders online dating signals

By Chris Chipello

Newsroom 

Big data and the growing popularity of online dating sites may be reshaping a fundamental human activity: finding a mate, or at least a date. Yet a new study in Management Science finds that certain longstanding social norms persist, even online.

Published: 3 Feb 2016

Canada on the Global Stage

By Cynthia Lee

McGill Newsroom

Published: 1 Feb 2016

Want to rewire a neuron? You’ve got to take it slow

By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom

New technique offers potential to reconnect neurons of people with central nervous system damage

Published: 28 Jan 2016

Chronic pain changes our immune systems

By Cynthia LeeNewsroom

Chronic pain may reprogram the way genes work in the immune system, according to a new study by McGill University researchers published in the journal Scientific Reports.  

Published: 28 Jan 2016

Why do some fish thrive in oil-polluted water?

By Melody Enguix

McGill Newsroom

When scientists from McGill University learned that some fish were proliferating in rivers and ponds polluted by oil extraction in Southern Trinidad, it caught their attention. They thought they had found a rare example of a species able to adapt to crude oil pollution.

Published: 26 Jan 2016

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