October 4, 2018Science & Technology
McMaster researchers have pioneered one-of-a-kind, new technology that could, for the first time, provide experimental evidence to explain how life was formed on the early Earth, and show whether the emergence of life is possible elsewhere in the universe.
September 28, 2018Science & Technology
Three researchers in McMaster’s Department of Chemical Engineering have been selected by the editors of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, a publication of the American Chemical Society, as members of the 2018 Class of Influential Researchers.
September 14, 2018Science & Technology
McMaster Engineering researchers have initiated a $2 million project to work with General Motors Canada (GM Canada) to develop methods to help ensure the safety and reliability of autonomous and electrified vehicles.
September 10, 2018Health & Medicine
Current therapy is effective at inducing remission in adult patients with acute myeloid leukemia, but most patients later succumb after a relapse. That relapse has been thought to be caused by rare and dormant cancer stem cells that escape chemotherapy.
September 5, 2018Science & Technology
Because hair grows incrementally, researchers could specifically measure changes in exposure to lead during the last weeks of one Franklin expedition crew member's life.
August 20, 2018Health & Medicine
An international team led by McMaster researchers has developed a simple laboratory score that is safer and faster at diagnosing patients who visit the emergency department with heart attack symptoms.
August 14, 2018Canada & the World
Splitting up families to discourage future border-crossers objectifies children, treating them like they are possessions rather than people with rights, says McMaster political science professor J. Marshall Beier
August 2, 2018Health & Medicine
Pfizer has said it will not have new stock of the life-saving epinephrine autoinjector until the end of August - and Pfizer’s the only such needle available in the country.
August 1, 2018Environment & Sustainability
The number of mosquitoes we see each change from year to year. This is because the successful reproduction of mosquitoes depends on precipitation levels and warm weather.
July 31, 2018
A number of McMaster programs have been ranked among the best in the world by ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.
June 19, 2018Business & the Economy
New research on precarious employment by Wayne Lewchuk and PEPSO examines which workers benefited most from a localized economic boom.
June 13, 2018Health & Medicine
The study findings contrast with pre-existing data that shows the drug is linked to an increased chance of suicidal behaviour in the general population.
June 11, 2018Environment & Sustainability
As summer-like temperatures bring ticks out of hibernation, a biologist from McMaster warns that they are spreading across Ontario, increasing the risk for infections such as Lyme disease.
June 1, 2018Health & Medicine
Alfonso Iorio has been named the inaugural holder of the new Bayer Chair for Clinical Epidemiology Research and Bleeding Disorders.
May 23, 2018Health & Medicine
Patients are helping researchers, including those at McMaster University, clarify the essential aspects of assessing the value of gene therapy in hemophilia.
May 22, 2018Health & Medicine
When reporting on Indigenous health outcomes, it is crucial to provide context for Indigenous health challenges and highlight strengths, to avoid contributing to stigmatization in wider society, McMaster researchers say in the CMAJ.