by Louise Durand, Contributing Writer Most people in science have heard of HeLa cells at least once. They are the … More
The first woman cured from HIV: What is waiting in the future?
by Selina Zhao, Contributing Writer In February, a woman* was reported as the third person ever to be cured of … More
Are biodegradable plastics the solution to the plastic crisis?
by Pauline Hughes, Contributing Writer As you make efforts to be a more environmentally-conscious consumer, labels like ‘biodegradable,’ ‘compostable,’ ‘sustainable,’ … More
What’s worth curing? An investigation into the allocation of research funding
by Julia Hukowich, Contributing Writer It’s obvious that we would be nowhere in modern medicine without spending billions of dollars … More
Frogs as pets
(Above: The author as a young child with his father’s garden pond in the background.) by Gabriel Forest, Contributing Writer … More
Life-saving science: the 5 most important inventions of all time
by Julia Hukowich, Contributing Writer What comes to your mind when you hear the words “important invention”? I asked a … More
Technology as our Teachers
Technology plays an increasingly important role in our everyday lives. Gone are the times when the average person didn’t own … More
What Is The Human Brain Project?
(image: Greg Dunn – wired.com) In 2013, the Human Brain Project (HBP) was granted €1-billion by the European Commission’s Future … More
First Language Shapes Later Processing Patterns In The Brain
By Leanne Louie Whether you still speak it or not, your first language dictates the way your brain processes … More
We’ve been featured!
MSURJ, currently in its 11th year of print, was recently featured by the McGill Tribune as one of the best scientific publications … More