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2010-07-09 14:33:50

An ultra-low-molecular-weight heparin called semuloparin has been found to reduce the incidence of venous thromboembolism in orthopedic surgery patients in a large clinical program being lead by a steering committee chaired by McMaster University professor Dr. Alexander Turpie.

2010-06-17 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- E3 -- Leading game developer Silicon Knights today announced its exciting collaboration with McMaster University, the Art Gallery of Hamilton (AGH) and Mohawk College.

2010-06-15 14:16:25

Discovery may lead to a new treatment.

2010-06-04 13:17:29

McMaster researchers discover chemical clue directing Staphylococcus aureus.

2010-06-03 07:46:09

Findings reveal characteristics of “hidden order” in unusual uranium compound and demonstrate new method for investigating long-standing physics problems.

2010-05-26 13:54:05

Women who drink two large glasses of milk a day after their weight-lifting routine gained more muscle and lost more fat compared to women who drank sugar-based energy drinks, a McMaster study has found.

2010-05-14 04:55:00

Embedding a "super" microprocessor from video games into cars will provide drivers with traffic management information HAMILTON, ON and MARKHAM, ON, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - McMaster and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have launched a research project to investigate how the automotive industry can connect a vehicle's multiple microprocessors, which currently work in isolation, to create a "cognitive car" that can predict vehicle failures before they happen, redirect drivers to less congested routes...

2010-04-11 14:17:15

Researchers identify the specific mechanism that triggers resistance to vancomycin.

2010-04-09 08:06:50

Women are susceptible to HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, but scientists have been puzzled as to how it finds its way into the female reproductive tract.

2010-03-30 14:45:00

Aspirin, ibuprofen and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) remain the most common treatment to relieve symptoms of arthritis and other inflammatory disorders.

Word of the Day
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.