McGill University

McGill University

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Life Sciences

Snakes and mice don't look alike. But much of what we know about skin colouration and patterning in vertebrates generally, including in snakes, is based on lab mice. However, there are limits to what mice can tell us about other vertebrates because they don't share all of the same types of colour-producing cells, known as chromatophores.

Health - Feb 2

Every day, humans breathe in 11,000 litres of air. But this essential act also means we inhale microorganisms, particles, and pollutants.

Health - Feb 2

Teen vaping has been on the rise, with reports of rapidly increasing use across North America. While some consider vapes to be a useful tool for smoking cessation, new research from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) supports a growing public health concern about potential adverse health consequences.

Pedagogy - Jan 27

If you could redesign high school, what might you change? Like most educational institutions across Canada, Montreal's English high schools retain structures from the time of the industrial revolution.

Sport - Jan 27

For professional athletes, the pressures of competition and stigma surrounding mental health issues can be debilitating to the point where some are leaving the arena for good.

Health - Feb 2

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Quebec and Canada, killing more individuals than prostate, colon and breast cancers combined.

Health - Jan 31

Thinning in the right temporo-parietal cortex and left prefrontal cortex were similar in both groups.

Indigenous communities across the globe are fighting to retain their languages, which serve as means through which cultures, knowledge and traditions are preserved and transmitted between generations.

Sport - Jan 26

A new report by McGill University Faculty of Education researchers shows Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario's Talk Today program is making a positive impact on athletes in the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL).




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