Latest Montréal Stories

2009-05-13 08:10:16

University of Montreal and Sainte-Justine Hospital Research Center lead research published in International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.

2009-05-06 10:28:47

Nausea and vomiting are telltale indicators of pregnancy, affecting more than 80 percent of future mothers. For a few moms-to-be, symptoms can become so severe that hospitalization is required.

2009-05-06 09:00:23

Thousands of small electric scooters, bicycles and wheelchairs throughout Europe and Asia are powered by LifePO4 –- a material used in advanced lithium-ion batteries developed by Université de Montréal researchers.

2009-03-23 13:59:43

Canada-US breakthrough, published in Nature Immunology, explains how mechanism seeks out and fights type 1 herpes simplex.

2009-03-11 15:24:21

Thrill-seeking young men are more likely to drive under the influence of cannabis (DUIC) and engage in reckless driving, according to a new Université de Montréal study.

2009-03-07 08:34:48

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

2009-01-28 08:35:22

The futuristic technology of the Six Million Dollar Man –specifically a part metal and part flesh human being – won't be exclusive to Hollywood anymore.

2009-01-22 09:12:58

Continuous poverty during toddler years can curb the height of children by the time they reach kindergarten, even in industrialized countries.

2009-01-19 09:35:26

Dr. André Veillette, a researcher at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), and his team led by postdoctoral fellow Dr Mario-Ernesto Cruz-Munoz, will publish in the upcoming issue of the prestigious journal Nature Immunology of Nature Publishing Group.

2009-01-15 06:28:57

Canadian researchers have identified a new protein in the progression of breast cancer.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.