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Building sustainable materials inspired by nature

On Sept. 14 at Soup and Science, students were made privy to the exciting field of Sustainable Materials Chemistry, as presented by Matthew Harrington, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry. “Since 1950 we’ve accumulated over five billion metric tonnes of plastic in our environment and landfills with a projected increase to 12 billion… Keep Reading

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From mutation to malformation: Developmental syndromes

On Sept. 12, Soup and Science featured some of the cutting-edge developmental biology research going on at McGill. Over an egg salad sandwich and a bowl of chicken soup, The McGill Tribune met Loydie Jerome-Majewska, pediatrics professor and medical scientist, to hear about her research regarding developmental syndromes. Between two and three per cent of children… Keep Reading

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Curing cancer with 1’s and 0’s

Rapid chemical analysis that takes days to complete in a lab can now be done with the click of a button. A self-proclaimed “Beast in Science,” associate professor in the McGill Department of Chemistry, Nicolas Moitessier, worked with his team of computer engineers and biochemists at the Moitessier Research Group in Montréal to develop new… Keep Reading

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Twentieth edition of Soup and Science educates and entertains

For an entire week, five to six McGill professors took the stage in Redpath Museum for the 20th edition of Soup and Science. The professors, who were experts in fields varying from physics to geography, offered brief, three to five minute presentations on their work. Created by the Office of Undergraduate Research in 2005, Soup… Keep Reading

Eat this: McGill’s 18th edition of Soup and Science

Soup and Science entered its eighth year at McGill this past week. A twice-a-year event that spans one week at the beginning of both the Fall and Winter semesters, Soup and Science brings lecturers from several departments together to present their research to students over lunch.  Not many universities are able to provide undergraduate students… Keep Reading

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Upcoming Fall 2012 Science Events

If you could eat science and technology, fall at McGill would be one big free lunch. Here are some upcoming events on and off campus. Check out the Tribune website for more SciTech events throughout the year! DOWNTOWN CAMPUS Soup and Science — come for the soup, stay for the science This wildly popular lunchtime… Keep Reading

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