Researchers at Université de Montréal and Yale University publish an analysis of historical maps, microfossils and macro-remains showing the evidence.
Playing 3D-platform video games regularly may improve cognitive functions in seniors and increase grey matter in a brain structure called the hippocampus.
In Quebec, more anglophones are choosing French universities.
For her doctoral thesis, Laureline Chiapello is studying the creativity of video game designers.
Paul Raymond Robichaud is writing his doctoral thesis on the principle of locality in quantum physics.
For his doctorate, Sylvain Gaudet is studying how to help athletes cut down on injuries during training.
For her doctorate, Valentine Crosset is probing how the terrorist group goes about creating and organizing its online propaganda.
Morgane Bonamy hopes these misunderstood carnivores will someday be reintroduced to their natural habitat in northern Quebec.
For his doctorate, Simon Laperrière explores the phenomenon of “fan theories” about major feature movies.
Julie Saint-Laurent studies post-traumatic stress disorder among workers who’ve returned from abroad.
As part of his PhD, Vincent Denault explores why witnesses lie in court.
If governments did more to fight global warming, the benefits would include cleaner air, improved public health and innovation, respondents say in a national survey.
Italy will hold a historic referendum on constitutional reform on December 4. Anthropology professor Guy Lanoue, a specialist on the city of Rome, outlines the issues.
Montreal Symphony Orchestra conductor Kent Nagano helps launch a special project to give preschool children a start in learning music and help "inspire hope and the sense that anything is possible."
Child development specialist Richard E. Tremblay has received one of the most important international awards in criminology, the Stockholm Prize.
For her doctorate in political science, Alexandra Manoliu explores the impact of political TV series on cynicism in the electorate.
The Journal of Immunology has ranked the most recent research of Professor Delisle among the top 10% of its best scientific articles.
Sociologist Sandrine Malarde has devoted her master’s studies to the phenomenon of Hasidic Jews leaving their community. She has just published a new French-language book, La vie secrète des hassidim.
Low social status alone can alter immune regulation, even in the absence of variation in access to resources, health care, and at-risk behaviours for health.
A group of international researchers has set up a website where soccer fans can vote for their favourite player. The goal: to learn more about how various voting processes work around the world.
Only a minority of medical studies take sex and gender into account when analyzing and reporting research results. Dr. Cara Tannenbaum demands more rigor from scientists.