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2011-04-06 10:34:00

VALCOURT, QC, April 6 /PRNewswire/ - BRP, in cooperation with the Centre de technologies avancées BRP-Université de Sherbrooke (CTA), will develop the chassis and locomotion systems for a Lunar Exploration Light Rover and a Mars Exploration Science Rover. BRP was awarded $5.6 million in contracts by MacDonald Dettwiler and Associated Ltd.

2011-03-16 14:47:40

Researchers under the supervision of Université Laval professor Gaétan Laroche have developed the very first permanent anti-fog coating.

2010-09-10 13:17:13

Taking medications to treat insomnia and anxiety increases mortality risk by 36%.

2010-03-25 14:55:18

Canadian researchers have discovered a previously hidden channel to attack leukemia and other cancer cells, according to a new study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

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2009-03-07 08:34:48

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

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2008-01-18 09:40:00

A new study by McGill University and Université de Montréal researchers has found that major anxiety and/or depression, can double a coronary artery disease patient’s chances of repeated heart ailments.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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