McGill Research 2013 Year In Review
By McGill University | Prepared by the Media Relations Office
A subtle distortion in the oldest light in the universe may help reveal secrets about the earliest moments in its formation.
A diabetes drug has positive effects on women's heart function, but can cause a metabolism shift in men thought to increase heart failure risk.
A father's folate levels before conception may be as important as the mother's for the health of the offspring, according to a new study with mice.
A first-ever study of health spending efficiency in 27 industrialized nations shows stronger gains in life expectancy for men than for women.
A new study with mice is the first study to link father absenteeism with social attributes and to correlate these with physical changes in the brain.
Nerve cells have a special “pre-assembly” technique that enables the brain to quickly form memories. …The Brain
A new study on childhood obesity links a gene in the brain's reward system to young children's food choices.
By blocking a protective enzyme in the microscopic parasite C. parvum, scientists have made it vulnerable to its host's immune system.
Pregnant African-American and Puerto Rican women who have low levels of vitamin D are more likely to go into labor early and give birth to preterm …
For the past three years, 300,000 gamers have helped scientists with genomic research by playing Phylo, an online puzzle game developed at McGill …
Chronic aggressive behavior exhibited by some boys from disadvantaged families may be due to epigenetic …