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Experts: Donald Trump's Administration

Published: 23Jan2017

These McGill University experts are available to comment on decisions made by Donald Trump and his team:

NEWSWEEK | Neutron star merger keeps glowing brighter and scientists can't explain why

Published: 19Jan2018

Newsweek | “Usually when we see a short gamma-ray burst, the jet emission generated gets bright for a short time as it smashes into the surrounding medium—then fades as the system stops injecting...

New technique for finding life on Mars

Published: 19Jan2018

Researchers demonstrate for the first time the potential of existing technology to directly detect and characterize life on Mars and other planets. The study, published in Frontiers in Microbiology...

GLOBE AND MAIL | Studies overestimate prevalence of depression, article shows

Published: 19Jan2018

"No one gains by coming up with inaccurate and exaggerated estimates," says lead author Dr. Brett Thombs, a professor in the department of psychiatry at McGill University. "What we do need to...

MOTHERBOARD | Fast radio bursts are a sci-fi dream with an astrophysical source

Published: 19Jan2018

"We found something that is clearly in an extreme place and the extreme location may create a phenomenon that is one of the biggest astrophysical mysteries of recent times," offered study co-author...

APTN | McGill medical students get closer look at indigenous approach to healthcare

Published: 19Jan2018

Some medical students at McGill University in Montreal are getting a firsthand look at what working in an Indigenous community is like. It’s through a new program that includes a grassroots...

Being bilingual may help autistic children study says

Published: 19Jan2018

The study, published in Child Development, has found new reasons to believe that Autistic children who are bilingual have increased cognitive flexibility compared to children that are monolingual....

Experts: Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 18Jan2018

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in Canada. McGill and its affiliated institutions have experts in the following areas of Alzheimer’s detection and treatment who are available to comment:...

Flawed research methods exaggerate the prevalence of depression

Published: 18Jan2018

An over-reliance on self-report screening questionnaires, wherein patients essentially define their own condition, in place of diagnostic interviews conducted by a health care professional, has...

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