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Professor Archibald McDonald, the current Deputy Principal of Mona, has been selected to succeed Professor Gordon Shirley as Principal of the UWI, Mona Campus. He will assume the position of Principal on September 1, 2013, the date that...

Size Matters - Researchers Discover Relationship between Seed Size and Toxicity

Generations of Jamaicans from all walks of life have heard stories of the dangers associated with the preparation and consumption of ackee - Blighia sapida - an exotic fruit...

Age, Not Just a Number - Survey Sheds light on Jamaica's ageing population

"Age Aint Nothing But A Number". This is the battle cry of today's senior citizens, many of whom point to the ageing process as "you are as old as you want to be". Indeed, if you...

New Spider Species found in Hellshire Hills

Imagine camping out at night and setting traps in a remote area in the Hellshire Hills, hoping to catch troublesome mongooses which are life-threatening to the endangered Jamaican Iguana. Stumbling across an unusual-looking...

Novel Findings in the Fight Against Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer continues to be the leading cancer and principal cause of cancer-related deaths among Jamaican men. Results from the most recent study in cancer revealed significant increases in the number of men diagnosed...

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