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Health - Life Sciences - 07.11.2018
Scientists taking up arms in the fight against silent killer HTLV-1
On 10 November, a team of international scientists will organise World HTLV Day, giving attention to a deadly virus no one's heard of. HTLV-1 hacks our genetic code and silently spreads amongst communities. It's estimated that worldwide twenty million people are infected. First discovered in 1978, the HTLV-1 virus has already claimed millions of lives.

Careers / Employment - Social Sciences - 07.11.2018

Environment - Chemistry - 25.10.2018
Plasma to help make chemistry sustainable
Introduction: Annemie Bogaerts (UAntwerp) and European colleagues receive prestigious ERC Synergy grant.

Law / Forensics - 23.10.2018
Open Access: Tearing down the paywall is hard work
There's been some bad blood between scientific publishers and their suppliers and customers. Scientists pay to have their work published.

Life Sciences - 19.10.2018
Fish that are thrown back ingest less food
Introduction: Holes in fishes' jaws caused by fishing hooks reduces their suction power, making it more difficult for them to ingest food.

Law / Forensics - 08.10.2018

Agronomy / Food Science - 01.10.2018

Social Sciences - 28.09.2018
Ghent University starts search for 21 top professors
( 28-09-2018 ) During the next few years, the faculties at Ghent University will closely collaborate with each other in the realisation of ten interdisciplinary projects of major social impact. Ghent University is creating 21 new professorships which they will begin to fill as of this autumn. The announcement in 2017 that Ghent University intended to invest in a project of interdisciplinary research generated a great deal of interest within the institution.

Computer Science / Telecom - 28.09.2018

Law / Forensics - 27.09.2018
Conference on Law & Development in Leiden
Inleiding: On 19 - 21 September 2018, members of the Law & Development Research Group participated in the 3rd Annual Conference of the Law & Development Research Network On 19 - 21 September, members

Chemistry - 24.09.2018
Ready-to-use recipe for turning plant waste into gasoline
Bioscience engineers at KU Leuven already knew how to make gasoline in the laboratory from plant waste such as sawdust. Now the researchers have developed a roadmap, as it were, for industrial cellulose gasoline. In 2014, at KU Leuven's Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, researchers succeeded in converting sawdust into building blocks for gasoline.

Innovation / Technology - 10.09.2018
Spinn-off Aloxy raises 2M to launch its IoT solution
Introduction: Aloxy, a spin-off of imec and the University of Antwerp, that develops plug-andplay Internet of Things technology for the process and chemical industry, closes its Series A funding.

Social Sciences - 10.09.2018

Health - 05.09.2018
New technology improves diagnosis after brain scan
Introduction: University of Antwerp leading major European project to increase MRI scan efficiency. Radiologists have been using MRI brain scans for years.

Business / Economics - 30.08.2018