Articles

October 17, 2017

Zoe Whittall to discuss novel The Best Kind of People

By Elizabeth DiEmanuele, Student Success Centre

Selected by students for students, this year’s Common Reading Program book is Zoe Whittall’s The Best Kind of People, a novel that explores sexual assault and rape culture through the different perspectives of one family.
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October 16, 2017

Bolstering fat cells offers potential new leukemia treatment 

By Tina Depko, Health Sciences

Researchers from the McMaster Stem Cell and Cancer Research Institute found that boosting fat cells located in the bone morrow suppressed cancerous leukemia cells but induced the regeneration of healthy blood cells at the same time.
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October 16, 2017

Food is about far more than bodily sustenance

By By Tina Moffat, associate professor, Anthropology and Charlene Mohammed

Life for new immigrants is hard in many ways. But one thing that is rarely recognized is the dramatic shift for newcomers in what they eat.
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October 13, 2017

Donation supports ‘omics’ health research

Alfred Voytek is helping support health research at McMaster with a donation in excess of $500,000 towards research, including the use of new technologies to uncover the genomic, metabolomic and gut microbiomic signatures of future disease...
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