A new genomic approach provides a glimpse into the diverse bacterial ecosystem on the International Space Station.
The UdeM computer scientist is the only Canadian among 12 winners of the new Micius Prize, which recognizes the greatest breakthroughs in quantum theory.
Tree and shrub genetics can be used to produce more accurate predictions of when leaves will burst bud in the spring, according to a Canada-US study.
UdeM computer-science professor Yoshua Bengio is named a co-recipient of the annual A.M Turing Award, sharing $1 million for revolutionizing artificial intelligence.
Scientists at UdeM and over 30 other universities and institutions argue for the protection of ancient peatlands to prevent the release of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
The discovery by UdeM microbiologist Yves Brun and his American colleagues could have a major impact on the development of new antibiotics.
A new study of one of eastern North America's last remaining old-growth forest reserves – Mont Saint-Hilaire, near Montreal – shows a "homogenization" of plant life over the last 60 years.
The overshadowing of the Homunculus nebula of Eta Carinae isn't entirely a bad thing. Astronomers will soon be better able to see the star itself.
An international team of astronomers analyzes data from 15,000 white dwarfs 300 light years of Earth and observes for the first time that they transition from liquid to solid.
Is there life out there in the universe? Université de Montréal astronomers are working day and (especially) night to find out. Advanced technology is helping bring the answer within reach.