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2010-07-27 14:38:00

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2010-06-22 12:46:59

Under the principles of reasonable apprehension of bias, the appointment of Dr. Bernard Prigent to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) may be considered untenable.

2010-03-26 07:17:56

Researchers discover that a modified protein plays a key role in memory processes.

2010-02-09 16:32:27

The research group of Dr. François Robert, a researcher at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), in collaboration with the team of Dr. Daniel Durocher (Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute and University of Toronto) accomplished a technical breakthrough: they mapped all the fragile sites of a living organism, the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

2009-10-06 11:07:19

A team of University of British Columbia microbiologists has identified a key defense mechanism used by the immune system against Listeria with strong implications for the future development of vaccines.

2009-07-15 08:36:56

While attending university, men are equally likely as women to have been victims of physical or emotional violence, and that violence is often linked to drinking, according to a new study led by University of British Columbia researcher Elizabeth Saewyc.

2009-03-07 08:34:48

University of Montreal scientists explain how sugar shortens lifespan in PLoS Genetics.

2009-02-13 11:00:00


2008-09-05 12:00:40

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 5, 2008) - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, today announced the reappointment of Arnold Steinberg as a member of the Governing Council for the Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR), for a three year term. "Mr.

2008-06-18 15:00:44

SAN DIEGO, CA, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Canada and California, two world leaders in the area of cancer stem cell research, will join forces to gain a better understanding of the role cancer stem cells play in the development of the disease. "This is an historic agreement.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
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