McGill University

McGill University was established in 1821 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. McGill University has over 34,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students. The university is rated high for complex research and noted for extensive network of research affiliations with about 75 research centers. McGill University is credited with numerous medical discoveries at the medical school and graduate research labs. Eight Nobel Laureates have been affiliated with McGill University.

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Protein folding made easy

Protein folding has nothing to do with laundry. It is, in fact, one of the central questions in biochemistry. Protein folding is the continual and universal process whereby the long, coiled strings of amino acids that make ...

dateJun 07, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Bacteria on old-growth trees may help forests grow

A new study by Dr. Zoe Lindo, a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Biology at McGill University, and Jonathan Whiteley, a doctoral student in the same department, shows that large, ancient trees may be very important ...

dateJun 07, 2011 in Environment
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Making mobile robots work together

The danger that icebergs represent to both shipping and to the underwater cables that traverse the ocean floors is very real. It's tricky for satellites to identify icebergs, and almost impossible to accurately predict the ...

dateFeb 11, 2013 in Robotics
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Better weather forecasting -- now

Accurate precipitation forecasts are crucial to predicting flooding and to ensuring fresh water supply for human consumption. Being able to estimate the inflow of water into reservoirs is also essential to the efficient generation ...

dateMay 30, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Multiple sclerosis: Risk factors in children

Canadians have one of the highest rates of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in the world with approximately 1,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Primarily striking in adulthood, physicians and researchers with the Canadian Pediatric ...

dateMar 21, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Plants display 'molecular amnesia'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Plant researchers from McGill University and the University of California, Berkeley, have announced a major breakthrough in a developmental process called epigenetics. They have demonstrated for the first ...

dateDec 02, 2008 in
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Mapping human vulnerability to climate change

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers already study how various species of plants and animals migrate in response to climate change. Now, Jason Samson, a PhD candidate in McGill University's Department of Natural Resource Sciences, ...

dateMar 03, 2011 in Environment
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