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.
Giving new meaning to 'smart car'
(PhysOrg.com) -- McMaster and IBM have launched a research project to investigate how the automotive industry can connect a vehicle's multiple microprocessors, which currently work in isolation, to create a "cognitive car" ...
New Canadian solar photovoltaic research network established
A new research network to advance Canada's standing in the development of solar photovoltaics will be based at McMaster University.
Fractures significantly reduce quality of life in postmenopausal women
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two in five women over 50 will suffer a fracture of the hip, spine or wrist that will lead to increased risk of chronic pain, reduced mobility, loss of independence and, in some cases, death.
Trench map collection solves 95 year-old mystery
(PhysOrg.com) -- McMaster's collection of trench maps from the First World War is being put to work more than 90 years after the end of hostilities.
Rise in ultrasounds for low-risk pregnancy needs review
(PhysOrg.com) -- In a decade the use of prenatal ultrasounds in pregnant women increased by 55 per cent, suggesting a need to review current practices, says a McMaster University researcher.
Managing doctors' practices made easier with new software
(PhysOrg.com) -- A McMaster University-led research team has developed an innovative software tool that gives family doctors up-to-date information on their patients in two seconds or less.
Seniors must use it or lose it, study shows
(PhysOrg.com) -- Doris Stinson has learned that it's never too late to start exercising. The 85-year-old Stoney Creek woman has regained her strength and maintained her independence after enrolling in Hamilton-based physical ...
Research team responds to concerns about international insulin drug trial
Accumulating safety data from the large, international ORIGIN trial have been reviewed by its independent data monitoring committee, who have concluded that there is no cause for concern.
Found: piece of Canadian history
Archivists in the William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections recently re-discovered a bill of treason dating back to the Rebellion of 1837.
Study examines link between cholesterol lowering drugs and muscle cramps
Cramps, muscle soreness, pain and weakness. Sounds like a bad day at the Olympics. No. They're the side-effects millions of people suffer when they take cholesterol-lowering drugs or statins, drugs designed to protect against ...