McMaster University, (Mac) was founded in 1887 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Today, nearly 29,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students attend the university. Mac is noted for exceptional innovation in the clinical research in medicine, exceptional training in medicine and science and engineering. Mac is respected world-wide as a academic research center and educational institution.
McMaster vaccine has pet owners feline groovy
Good-bye itching, watering eyes and sneezing. McMaster University researchers have developed a vaccine which successfully treats people with an allergy to cats.
Weapons detection system could make airports, public buildings safer
Weapons detection technology being developed by McMaster researchers can't come soon enough for busy travelers.
Researchers find 'needle in a haystack' as lakebed yields microscopic clues about submerged archeological sites
After drilling for clues under the bed of a lake in south-eastern Ontario, a McMaster researcher has turned up evidence of human activity that has been submerged since water covered it thousands of years ago.
Researchers remotely tracking threatened turtles and popular pike in Georgian Bay
McMaster researchers are learning about one of Earth's oldest creatures by using some of its newest technology.
Hunting for deadly bacteria
(PhysOrg.com) -- You can't see them, or smell them or taste them. They can be in our water and in our food, multiplying so rapidly that conventional testing methods for detecting pathogens such as E.coli, salmonella and listeria ...
Ancient coins teach researchers about modern society
(PhysOrg.com) -- Sophisticated radiation techniques are being used to better understand ancient trade patterns and the development of modern society.
Rich getting richer, data shows
A new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), using data provided by McMaster economist Mike Veall, suggests that Canada's richest continue to get richer at a much faster rate, taking ...
Milk: Two glasses a day tones muscles, keeps the fat away in women, study shows
Women who drink two large glasses of milk a day after their weight-lifting routine gained more muscle and lost more fat compared to women who drank sugar-based energy drinks, a McMaster study has found.
Study contradicts reports of problems with blood-thinner
New findings by McMaster University researchers contradict earlier reports that people with a certain genetic make-up don't benefit from the blood-thinner clopidogrel, also known as Plavix.
Drug trial results refine treatment during angioplasty operations
A landmark international study, coordinated by McMaster University, has found that lower doses of a blood thinner called unfractionated heparin (UFH) during angioplasty did not reduce bleeding or vascular complications compared ...