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Distant moons may provide evidence of life beyond Earth, researchers say
Is there life beyond Earth? The answer to that age-old question may be on a moon we can't yet see.
Researchers develop world's most sensitive test to detect infectious disease, superbugs
Infectious diseases such as hepatitis C and some of the world's deadliest superbugs—C. difficile and MRSA among them—could soon be detected much earlier by a unique diagnostic test, designed to easily and quickly identify ...
Hours to discover: Researcher studies how time really did get away from people
We take it for granted that when it's noon in Toronto, it's also noon in Hamilton. But that wasn't always the case.
Pluto sweats, and 5 other things you didn't know about the dwarf planet
After nine years and six billion kilometres, the New Horizons space probe will fly past Pluto July 14.
Time-lapse video captures corpse plant's short-lived bloom
More than 2,000 people visited McMaster this week to see - and smell - the corpse plant that bloomed at the Biology Greenhouse.
Parthenon may have been the Fort Knox of ancient Athens
The Parthenon's attic may have been the storage place for ancient Athens' vast cash reserves.
Office inkjet printer could produce simple tool to identify infectious diseases
Consumers are one step closer to benefiting from packaging that could give simple text warnings when food is contaminated with deadly pathogens like E. coli and Salmonella, and patients could soon receive real-time diagnoses ...
Infographic: Why don't woodpeckers get headaches?
Pileated woodpeckers can cause a lot of damage to trees.
Image: Why grasshoppers are plaguing Alberta's farms
Western farmers, particularly those in Alberta, have had a rough summer.
In the future, finding clean water might be as easy as snapping a photo
Researchers at McMaster's Biointerfaces Institute have created a mobile app that can determine just how contaminated a sample of water might be.