Faculty of Science

Keeping our balance - a tale of two systems

Published: 11Nov2016

The transition from being sea creatures to living on land, even if it happened over 300 million years ago, seems to have left its traces on the way we keep our balance today....

The Food Babe Decoded

Published: 15Mar2015

Vani Hari, who goes by the alias “The Food Babe” has become a real social phenomenon. She blogs, appears on TV and has just come out with a book that quickly made it to the New York Times best...

Invasive Species in the Great Lakes by 2063

Published: 29Jan2015

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...

Tracking down the origins of the Ebola outbreak

Published: 30Dec2014

To address these questions, Dr. Fabian Leendertz of the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin assembled a large international interdisciplinary team consisting of virologists, veterinarians, ecologists,...

McGill grad John O’Keefe wins Nobel Prize in medicine

Published: 6Oct2014

McGill University alumnus John O'Keefe was named co-winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in medicine, for his contribution to the discovery of cells that constitute the brain’s ‘inner GPS,’ which makes...

World-renowned green chemist joining McGill

Published: 29Sep2014

Dr. Robin Rogers, one of the world’s most renowned green chemists, will become Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Green Chemistry and Green Chemicals at McGill University. Rogers comes to...

Is Your Makeup Killing You? Decoding Cosmetic Scare Stories

Published: 18Mar2014

You’ve seen the stories: There’s Lead in Your Lipstick! Pthalates in Your Shampoo! Parabens in Everything!...

More Oz Folly

Published: 27Jan2014

Dr. Oz has absolutely gone haywire. In pushing the "alkaline" diet he takes a piece of kidney and pours acid on it to show how it disintegrates and infers this is happening in the body. This is...

Alternative Medicine

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Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be presenting a talk on Alternative Medicine at St. George's University in Granada/ossCategory: Public lectures and conferences Public outreach Faculty of Science

2014 SPMAO Annual Conference Speakers

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 Dr. Joe Schwarcz will be presenting talks on:...

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