[Link] “We just don’t know what the age limit might be In fact

“We just don’t know what the age limit might be. In fact, by extending trend lines, we can show that maximum and average lifespans, could continue to increase far into the foreseeable future,” McGill University biologist Siegfried Hekimi says.
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New study finds no evidence that maximum lifespan has stopped increasing

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Do we really need to be making artificial snow? | Opinion piece by Daniel Plourde, Bioresource Engineering undergraduate at McGill:
[Link] Do we really need to be making artificial snow | Opinion piece

Plourde: Making artificial snow is a very slippery slope

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There’s a weather warning in place for tomorrow and Wednesday, but final exams are proceeding as scheduled. Those writing, please give yourself extra time to get to your exam(s) and dress warmly! (Will advise here and on homepage mcgill.ca if anything changes.) (N.B. video is from last year. As of 2:45 pm it's still blue skies and clear in Montreal)
[Video] There’s a weather warning in place for tomorrow and Wednesday but final

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Recent Royal Society of Canada inductee, Elena Bennett, Associate Professor in McGill School of Environment & Natural Resource Sciences
[Video] Recent Royal Society of Canada inductee Elena Bennett Associate Professor in McGill

Researcher spotlight: Prof. Elena Bennett

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Researchers find that dance heightens the emotional experience of listening to music. (This is specially true for groovy music with upbeat rhythms) [ Mcgill.ca Link ]
[Video] Researchers find that dance heightens the emotional experience of listening to music

Dancing enhances emotional experience of music

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#McGill professor John Peters Humphrey (BCom'25, BA'27, BCL'29, PhD'45, LLD'76) changed the face of Human Rights for the world when he drafted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 1948. #HumanRightsDay2017
[Photo] McGill professor John Peters Humphrey BCom'25 BA'27 BCL'29 PhD'45 LLD'76 changed
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“Anyone who tries out-of-the-box things is initially ridiculed. Everything that’s amazing starts with a crazy idea. After a while, science fiction becomes science fact, and this is an idea which is just being initiated.”
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Planned Space Kingdom Asgardia Launches Its First Satellite

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12/08/2017 at 20:14. Facebook
"The next time you go in for a medical checkup, your doctor will probably make a mistake that could endanger your life, contends cardiologist Allan Sniderman of McGill University in Montreal, Canada."
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Is it time to retire cholesterol tests?

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Does maternal age at a daughter’s birth predict her subsequent probability of lifelong childlessness? Interesting findings from study published by #McGill epidemiologist Olga Basso:
[Link] Does maternal age at a daughter’s birth predict her subsequent probability of

Women born to older mothers are less likely to have kids

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⛸⛸ Principal Suzanne Fortier invites members of the #McGill community and their families to the Annual Holiday Skating Party on Sunday, Dec. 10, from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the McConnell Winter Arena. RSVP: [ Mcgill.ca Link ]
[Photo] ⛸️⛸️ Principal Suzanne Fortier invites members of the McGill community and their
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Global 'goo-goo': What baby talk sounds like around the world. Linda Polka, prof in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at #McGill says baby talk helps parents form a positive emotional bond with their babies.
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What baby talk sounds like around the world

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Final Exams start on Friday. Stay informed!

The Fall semester final exams start on Friday, Dec. 8, and run for a 10-day period to finish on Thursday, Dec. 21. The final schedule with room locations can be found on the Exams website, along with other helpful information. [ Mcgill.ca Link ]

Most exams will be held in the McGill Sports Complex (e.g. Currie Gym and Fieldhouse) with a small... View more »
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Dr. Nancy Mayo from McGill School of Physical and Occupational Therapy is featured on Canadian Institutes of Health Research Celebration of Canadian Research for #Canada150 'Heel2Toe: Gait training for seniors'.
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Celebrating Health Research - CIHR

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McGill professor Alain Dagher is hoping the process can be adapted to serve a more noble cause: in this case as an alternative treatment for mental illnesses such as depression or addiction.
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[Link] McGill professor Alain Dagher is hoping the process can be adapted to

Stimulating neural pathways can influence how much you enjoy music, McGill study finds

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Connaissez-vous Peter Fu? Un architecte canadien d’origine chinoise qui vit et travaille en Chine. C’est aussi le nouveau nom de l’École d’architecture de McGill, qui a changé le cours de sa vie.
[Link] Connaissez vous Peter Fu Un architecte canadien d’origine chinoise qui vit et

Sur les traces de Peter Fu - La Presse+

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In honour of the recent Royal Society of Canada induction ceremony on Nov. 24, we will be highlighting the 2017 McGill inductees throughout the month of December - starting today with Dr. Srividya Iyer from the Department of Psychiatry.
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[Video] In honour of the recent Royal Society of Canada induction ceremony on

Srividya Iyer - Royal Society

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There are many projects underway at McGill to preserve our historic buildings and upgrade our facilities. In fact, we may never have seen so many cranes at one time on campus! (Photos: Robert Couvrette, AVP Facilities Management & Ancillary Services)
[Photo] There are many projects underway at McGill to preserve our historic buildings

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