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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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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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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

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Another good year for gamers who help scientists

Roughly 17,000 registered players of the DNA sequencing game Phylo have helped solve more than 350,000 problems since November 2010.

By Dec. 12, 2011

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Gaming glove may help stroke patients recover

Low-cost rehab glove uses video games to help stroke patients regain hand movement.

By Apr. 28, 2011

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Phylo, a game that helps map genetic code

Using a SETI-at-home-like distributed-processing system and a challenging puzzle game, researchers at McGill University are hoping to use human brainpower to map genetic codes.

By Nov. 30, 2010

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Brain scans may detect autism in babies and toddlers

One study examines the brain's organization of white matter, while another measures its electrical activity -- in both cases, to detect autism.

By Jun. 28, 2012