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Senator's wife on Facebook: Keep away from my man, strippers

The wife of Alabama state Sen. Shadrack McGill decides that she must go to Facebook to shame those women who are allegedly chasing her man, even coming to their front door.

By Jun. 5, 2013

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Lab mice scared of men

New research has revealed that lab mice react differently to men and women, and this can influence test results.

By Apr. 29, 2014

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Seashells inspire design for shatterproof glass

Researchers from Canada's McGill University develop a technique for increasing the toughness of glass so it doesn't break when dropped.

By Jan. 30, 2014

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Why eye doctors may soon prescribe Tetris

Researchers at McGill University say the video game distributes information between the eyes in a way that trains them to work together and could ultimately help treat lazy eye.

By Apr. 22, 2013

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Mama mia! Physics-themed 'Bohemian Rhapsody' rocks

A physics graduate student uses his scientific knowledge, and his pipes, to create an incredible a capella cover of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody."

By Sep. 18, 2013

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3D-printed prosthetics turned into musical instruments

A three-year project out of McGill University results in a collection of 3D-printed prosthetic pieces that play music as the wearer dances.

By Jul. 22, 2013

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Metro Trains PSA details dumb ways to die

The Darwin Awards meets The Gashlycrumb Tinies in an unexpected indie-pop public-service announcement from Victoria's Metro Trains.

By Nov. 18, 2012

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Low-cost robotic arm wins James Dyson Award

A low-cost, battery-powered robotic arm prosthetic created by four students in the US has been awarded the James Dyson Award for design and engineering.

By Nov. 6, 2013

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Oral HIV test almost as accurate as blood test

Researchers at McGill University report that their comparison of five previous studies shows an accuracy difference of less than 2 percent between blood and saliva HIV tests.

By Jan. 24, 2012