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2011-06-14 06:35:00

Proposals recommending routine screening of all children for autismg got shot down by researchers from McMaster University.

2011-05-31 15:04:47

McMaster University researchers have discovered a new drug target that may be effective at preventing the onset of Huntington's disease, working much the same way heart medications slow the progression of heart disease and reduce heart attacks.

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2011-05-31 11:55:00

Researchers said that the woolly mammoth may have mated with a much larger elephant species.

2011-05-11 19:30:50

New research from McMaster University may answer a controversial question: do the blind have a better sense of touch because the brain compensates for vision loss or because of heavy reliance on their fingertips?

2011-04-25 12:39:07

An over-the-counter drug used to treat diarrhea combined with minocycline, an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections, could one day change the lives of those living with cystic fibrosis.

2011-04-04 22:10:52

In the future you may hear the doctor say: "Give me your arm and I'll do some heart surgery."

2011-03-31 10:43:00

Poll highlights need to transform 'risk' into true opportunity To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/microsoft-canada/canadian-business-leaders-who-innovate TORONTO, March 31 /PRNewswire/ - A large majority of Canadians and Americans believe business leaders need to be open to take more intelligent risks in order to create innovation, a Microsoft Canada survey conducted by Harris/Decima revealed today. The survey polled senior and junior/mid-level...

2011-03-25 19:03:34

A two-year energy audit of Hamilton schools has identified energy conservation measures that could reduce their energy costs by almost $2.4 million annually.

2011-03-23 20:53:57

A lot of chatter goes on inside each one of us and not all of it happens between our ears.

2011-03-16 18:33:45

Children and adolescents growing up with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are less fit than their peers, says a study by researchers at McMaster University and the McMaster Children's Hospital.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.