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Machines Have Nothing on Mum When It Comes to Listening


More than 99% of the time, two words are enough for people with normal hearing to distinguish the voice of a close friend or relative amongst other voices, says the University of Montreal's Julien Plante-Hébert.
8-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Treating Aortic Aneurysms Through Virtual Reality


Virtual models can be created in the angiography room thanks to an approach developed by researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) and the university’s departments of radiology, radiation oncology, and nuclear...
8-Oct-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Detecting HIV Diagnostic Antibodies with DNA Nanomachines


An international team of researchers have designed and synthetized a nanometer-scale DNA “machine” whose customized modifications enable it to recognize a specific target antibody.
7-Oct-2015 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Repeating Aloud to Another Person Boosts Recall


Repeating aloud boosts verbal memory, especially when you do it while addressing another person, says Professor Victor Boucher of the University of Montreal
6-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Restoring Vision with Stem Cells


Age-related macular degeneration (AMRD) could be treated by transplanting photoreceptors produced by the directed differentiation of stem cells, thanks to findings published today by Professor Gilbert Bernier .
5-Oct-2015 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Investors Are Indifferent to the Technology Needs of Healthcare Systems


Health technologies are not governed by the real needs and challenges of healthcare systems, reveals a new University of Montreal study.
1-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Do People Vote Strategically, and for Whom?


“People vote strategically when they think neither their first nor their second choice has any chance of winning in their electorate. They vote for their third choice party in the hopes of blocking an outcome that would be even worse,” said...
1-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Blocking Light Improves Preemies’ Survival Rates

The survival rate of preemies born between 26 to 31 weeks of gestation is improved by blocking light from reaching the intravenously-fed infused nutritious mixture they depend on for survival, researchers at CHU Sainte-Justine and the University of...
28-Sep-2015 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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#CharlieHebdo #JeSuisCharlie - University Experts Available for Media Comment


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


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

University Expert Opinion: Fearing Children Might Be Taken Away, Anti-Zionist Hasidim Flee Quebec

10-Dec-2013 8:00 AM EST

Experts Comment Ruling That Ends Sperm Donor Anonymity

University of Montreal experts are available to comment to journalists about Thursday’s decision by the Supreme Court of British Columbia that will effectively end anonymity for sperm donors.
20-May-2011 11:45 AM EDT

Expert Opinion: Death of Osama Ben Laden Outdated

Dr. Samir Saul is a professor of history at the University of Montreal whose research focuses on the contemporary Arab world, contemporary France and the history of international relations. He is available to comment on Sunday’s killing of Osama...
2-May-2011 11:40 AM EDT

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