Research

Plants, fungi and bacteria work together to clean polluted land

Published: 28Mar2018

Highly complex interactions among roots, fungi and bacteria underlie the ability of some trees to clean polluted land, according to a novel study by bioinformatics and plant-biology experts from...

Isabelle Daunais Wins 2016 Killam Prize in Humanities

Published: 18Apr2016

By Kathryn Jezer-Morton Three of the six Killam Research Fellows also teach at McGill

Pinpointing the origins of autism

Published: 29Aug2017

The origins of autism remain mysterious. What areas of the brain are involved, and when do the first signs appear? New findings published in Biological Psychiatry bring us closer to understanding...

Breakthrough in MS treatment

Published: 9Jan2017

In separate clinical trials, a drug called ocrelizumab has been shown to reduce new attacks in patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), and new symptom progression in primary...

Seeing Evolution in Fast Motion

Published: 2Sep2016

A new outdoor laboratory will serve as a facility for studying the effects on our lakes of climate change and chemicals commonly used in Quebec. It features a series of 96 experimental ponds...

Dot-drawing with drones

Published: 4Aug2016

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HIV target shows surprising resistance

Published: 8Apr2016

By Tod Hoffman, Lady Davis Institute  Research reveals that even a tiny mutation can allow the HIV virus to become resistant to therapies using the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing platform

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