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Cellular Seismology: Putting Vibrations on the Map

Scientists in Montreal develop a unique technique to map, on a scale of milliseconds, the elasticity of the components inside a cell.
15-Jan-2018 3:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Re-Programming Innate Immune Cells to Fight Tuberculosis

Canadian researchers’ innovative work promises to make vaccines more effective against tuberculosis and other infectious diseases like the flu.
10-Jan-2018 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Planets Around Other Stars Are Like Peas in a Pod

A study of 909 planets and 355 stars carried out at the W.M. Keck Observatory reveals that, unlike our solar system, other planetary systems are distinguished by strict regularity.
8-Jan-2018 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Aggression in Childhood: Rooted in Genetics, Influenced by the Environment

According to a new psychosocial study, reactive and proactive types of aggressive behaviour in 6-year-old children share most of the same genetic factors. However, their evolution over time seems to be influenced by various environmental factors,...
20-Dec-2017 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Genital and Urinary Health Problems of Sexually Abused Children: Consequences for Girls

A study in The Journal of Pediatrics by researchers at Université de Montréal reveals that sexual assault on children leads to an increase in genitourinary health problems in girls, but not boys.
19-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Eating Together as a Family Helps Children Feel Better, Physically and Mentally

Children who routinely eat their meals together with their family are more likely to experience long-term physical and mental health benefits, a new Canadian study shows.
11-Dec-2017 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Some Video Games Are Good for Older Adults' Brains

Summary: Playing 3D-platform video games on a regular basis may improve cognitive functions in seniors and increase grey matter in a brain structure called the hippocampus, a Canadian study suggests
6-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Antibiotics Resistance : Researchers Succeed to Block Genes of Resistance

Scientists at UdeM's Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine design better molecules that make it harder for plasmids to move between bacteria.
22-Nov-2017 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Not All Canadians Feeling the Heat of Climate Change

While Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Paris hammering out the details of the global fight against climate change, a new study out of the University of Montreal and the Trottier Energy Institute shows that Canadian attitudes are somewhat...
30-Nov-2015 7:05 AM EST

University experts available to journalists to clarify #ParisAttacks / #AttentasParis

16-Nov-2015 9:05 PM EST

Canadian University #Criminology Prof Supports #Legalization of #Marijuana. #Cdnpoli

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9-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST

#CharlieHebdo #JeSuisCharlie - University Experts Available for Media Comment

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16-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

Referendum on Scotland #Independence – University Experts Available to Speak From Quebec/Canada Perspective #Indyref #Voteyes #Voteno

16-Sep-2014 9:20 AM EDT

#WorldHepatitisDay: Experts Available

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28-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

@uMontreal_News Expert Available for Media Comment on #India Elections #Indiavotes #india2014

14-May-2014 9:45 AM EDT

@uMontreal_news Experts Comment on #Quebec Election Issues #QC2014 #polqc #cdnpoli

21-Mar-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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