May 24, 2019Health & Medicine
McMaster medical student and Global Health program graduate Eilish Scallan's recently published paper points out the inequities in Canada's prisons.
May 24, 2019Science & Technology
The simple and highly novel form of computing works by shining patterned bands of light and shadow through different facets of a polymer cube and reading the combined results that emerge.
May 6, 2019Science & Technology
McMaster researcher Paul McNicholas – a statistician and world leader in developing cutting edge methods of analysing data – has been awarded NSERC’s E.W.R Steacie Memorial Fellowship.
May 1, 2019Health & Medicine
An interdisciplinary project aimed at developing a pre-surgery rehabilitation and education program for older adults with lumbar spinal stenosis receives the first cross-institute catalyst grant from the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging and the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Pain Research and Care.
April 18, 2019Health & Medicine
A new study has found that one in five Ontario children has a mental disorder, but less than one-third have had contact with a mental health provider.
April 11, 2019Health & Medicine
A team of McMaster researchers has discovered a unique subset of cells within human stem cells that appear to signal how the surrounding cells will develop and grow.
March 25, 2019Environment & Sustainability
Evolutionary biologist Jonathan Pruitt has found that the success of colony spiders' cooperative societies depends on their neighbours, not on their level of aggression.
March 19, 2019Health & Medicine
Plant cellulose can pave the way for healthy bone implants.
March 19, 2019Science & Technology
Research predicts what makes evolution go backwards.
March 18, 2019Culture & Society
James Dunn, professor and chair of the Department of Health, Aging and Society, looks to launch next generation of research on health inequalities in cities
March 18, 2019Science & Technology
Kari Dalnoki-Veress, Allison Williams, and Michael Brook have been named Science Research Chairs, a new program developed by the Faculty of Science to highlight the achievements of its researchers and more directly support their work.
March 14, 2019Canada & the World
McMaster University and the University of South-Eastern Norway have received funding from the Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education to continue their collaborative work in high north regions in both countries.
March 11, 2019Health & Medicine
CanChild, a McMaster research centre, has developed new guidelines that reduce the amount of rest required for children recovering from concussion.
March 6, 2019Science & Technology
Chemical Engineering professor Heather Sheardown, who has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Biological and Medical Engineers (AIMBE), answers 15 questions in a rapid-fire video interview.
February 19, 2019Health & Medicine
Physicists at McMaster have for the first time identified a simple mechanism used by potentially deadly bacteria to fend off antibiotics, a discovery which is providing new insights into how germs adapt and behave at a level of detail never seen before.