Medicine and Life Sciences

Health - Mar 13

COVID-19, caused by an infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in March 2020. While some people developed severe illness and required medical care, many people reported only mild-to-moderate symptoms, if any at all. However, many of the infected individuals have experienced persisting symptoms or frequent other infections months after the initial infection even if they weren-t much impacted by the disease to begin with.

Life Sciences - Mar 10

In Central and South America live two different species of butterflies with identically the same pattern on their wings.

Life Sciences - Feb 28

On Rare Disease Day 2023, Prof. Carole Linster from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg reflects on her team's work on metabolite repair disorders, a subset of the over 7,000 rare diseases identified to date.

Life Sciences - Mar 13

Two biologists and one archaeologist from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel have won awards from the Flemish Marine Institute (VLIZ). They received their prizes on 1 March, Marine Science Day, in Bruges.