McMaster University

McMaster University, (Mac) was founded in 1887 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Today, nearly 29,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students attend the university. Mac is noted for exceptional innovation in the clinical research in medicine, exceptional training in medicine and science and engineering. Mac is respected world-wide as a academic research center and educational institution.

Address
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S4L8
Website
http://www.eng.mcmaster.ca/index.html
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McMaster_University
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Alzheimer's disease & dementia

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trudeau expects most of Canada to be vaccinated by September

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday he expects more than half of Canadians to receive a COVID-19 vaccine by next September after he came under criticism for saying Canadians won't be among the first to get doses.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Belgium to reopen shops from December 1

Belgium will allow shops to reopen from December 1, Prime Minister Alexander De Croo said Friday, but the country's semi-lockdown will remain in place to bring down coronavirus infections.

Computer Sciences

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Environment

Mine ponds amplify mercury risks in Peru's Amazon

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