Biology

Borrowing a leaf from biology to preserve threatened languages

Published: 13Dec2017

One of the world’s 7,000 languages vanishes every other week, and half – including scores of indigenous North American languages -- might not survive the 21st century, experts say. To preserve as...

As climate warms, mice morph

Published: 27Nov2017

New research by McGill University biologists shows that milder winters have led to physical alterations in two species of mice in southern Quebec in the past 50 years – providing a textbook example...

Do birdsong and human speech share biological roots?

Published: 22Nov2017

Do songbirds and humans have common biological hardwiring that shapes how they produce and perceive sounds?...

What's in our genes? 10:30

19Aug201510:30
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What doesn’t kill you may make you live longer

Published: 8May2014

What is the secret to aging more slowly and living longer? Not antioxidants, apparently.

Molecule shown to repair damaged axons

Published: 8Mar2017

A foray into plant biology led one researcher to discover that a natural molecule can repair axons, the thread-like projections that carry electrical signals between cells. Axonal damage is the...

What's in our genes? 22:00

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McGill's Lasko, Meaney among Prix du Québec winners

Published: 4Nov2014

Two renowned McGill University researchers are among the 14 winners of the 2014 Prix du Québec. Professor Michael Meaney, acclaimed for his achievements in the biology of child development, will be...

Science Documentary Film: Ωcéans

28Oct201215:00
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Océans, dont le titre est également stylisé en Ωcéans, est un documentaire français réalisé par

What's in our genes? 14:30

22Aug201514:30
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