A New Zealand bird that conspicuously displays its status on the top of its head can provide valuable insight into the social conventions of all creatures, including humans, scientists have found.
12/2/2013 10:00 AM EST
Just as fragments of ancient pottery and bones offer valuable information about human history, music can also reveal clues about the past, according to new research from an international team led by McMaster University psychologist Steven Brown.
11/19/2013 1:00 PM EST
Among patients receiving standard care, 47% suffered a major complication of death, heart attack, stroke, pneumonia, blood clot or major bleeding event. However, only 30% of the patients in the accelerated surgery group suffered one of these...
11/13/2013 12:00 PM EST
As a complication of treatment, breast cancer patients may develop swelling in the arm, called lymphedema, which can last a long time. But there’s no difference if simple compression bandages or a complicated daily lymphatic massage are used as...
11/13/2013 12:00 PM EST
Regardless of the way in which muscle was damaged, either through trauma or disease, Xin was strongly correlated to the degree of damage.
11/11/2013 3:00 PM EST
The key is that metformin doesn’t work to lower blood glucose by directly working on the glucose. It works on reducing harmful fat molecules in the liver, which then allows insulin to work better and lower blood sugar levels.
10/31/2013 1:00 PM EDT
Men with low-pitched voices have an advantage in attracting women, even though women know they’re not likely to stick around for long.
Researchers at McMaster University have found that women were more attracted to men with masculine voices, at...
10/16/2013 8:00 AM EDT
Discovery of chemical compounds that block the ability of bacteria to make vitamins and amino acids, processes that are emerging as Achilles’ heels for bacteria that infect the human body.
10/11/2013 9:35 AM EDT
On Saturday, May 18, Facebook will mark its first year as a publicly traded company. Experts from the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University are available to discuss the anniversary of the landmark IPO.
5/13/2013 1:45 PM EDT
Lance Armstrong’s much-anticipated interview with Oprah Winfrey has raised many questions about why he has now admitted to doping and whether or not his reputation can ever be rehabilitated. McMaster University has experts available to comment on...
1/16/2013 2:00 PM EST
Norman Rockwell defined the winter holidays for an entire generation with his depictions of rosy-cheeked children and their doting parents set against a heartfelt winter wonderland.
But much has changed since the Post War heyday of Rockwell, says...
12/5/2012 11:55 AM EST
Yes, it will be marginally brighter and larger, but Saturday’s so-called “supermoon” is not going to be noticeably different from the full moon of the month before or after, says a McMaster University astronomer.
5/4/2012 12:00 PM EDT
RIM gets set to launch its new PlayBook tomorrow with hopes of competing against Apple’s iPad. But, will it measure up?
4/18/2011 3:10 PM EDT
The Theme for World Health Day (April 7) is antimicrobial resistance and its global spread - McMaster university experts can comment on antibiotic resistance, the search for new treatments, and the global spread of disease.
4/4/2011 2:55 PM EDT