Pollution neutralises improved heat tolerance in water fleas

Environment - Jun 24

Researchers at KU Leuven studied the impact of pollution on evolutionary reactions of organisms that adapt to global warming. The research, published in , shows that pollution, specifically metal pollution, can neutralise the advantage of a fast evolution of heat tolerance in water organisms.

Environment - Jun 4

What environmental impact can a contraceptive molecule have?


What environmental impact can a contraceptive molecule have? Recent work by UNamur researchers answers this question, and has just been published in the journal Environment International.

Photovoltaic research shines at the Uni

They are popping up on roofs and car parks all'over the world: photovoltaic panels are becoming increasingly important in the race for renewable energy.

Health - May 29

Deep stimulation of the human brain: a new non-invasive technique EPFL-UCLouvain

Scientists at EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), led by Prof. Friedhelm C. Hummel and post-doctoral fellow Pierre Vassiliadis (EPFL and UCLouvain Institute of Neuroscience), have successfully tested a new technique enabling deep stimulation of the human brain, without surgery or implants, for potential therapeutic purposes. The study is published in Nature Human Behaviour .

Environment - May 27

North Pacific humpback whale populations threatened by climate change


A long-term study of humpback whale populations in the North Pacific Ocean shows that climate change is having a negative impact on the species.

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