Latest Montréal Stories

2009-05-28 11:29:27

Sipping wine, beer or spirits three to four times per week increases the risk of binge drinking, particularly among young men, according to a new study published in the journal Addiction.

2009-05-28 07:20:54

Our brain is wired to identify gender based on facial cues and coloring, according to a new study published in the Journal of Vision.

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.

Word of the Day
  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.