Life Sciences - Chemistry - Feb 2
Mathieu Vinken, pharmacist-toxicologist affiliated with the Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences of the VUB, will be responsible for the general coordination of the "ONTOX? project for a period of 5 years from 1 May 2021 onwards.
Environment - Chemistry - Oct 13, 2020
Environment - Chemistry

The production of ammonia - a very important chemical building block as part of synthetic fertilisers, among other things - is one of the main sources of CO2 emissions.

Physics - Chemistry - May 27, 2020
Physics - Chemistry

At the European nuclear and particle physics laboratory CERN, physicists can produce extremely rare short-lived atoms and molecules.

Environment - Chemistry - Feb 13, 2020
Environment - Chemistry

An interdisciplinary team of bio-engineers and economists from KU Leuven has mapped out how wood could replace petroleum in the chemical industry.

Environment - Chemistry - Jun 3, 2020

Caterpillars can consume plastics, but it is not a magic solution. Caterpillars can consume plastics! Back in 2017, the world was getting to know this extraordinary phenomenon by global news coverage of findings of Bombelli et al.

Life Sciences - Chemistry - Apr 29, 2020

Neurobiologists at KU Leuven have discovered how the signalling molecule Neuromedin U plays a crucial role in our learning process. The protein allows the brain to recall negative memories and, as such, learn from the past.

History - Chemistry - Feb 9, 2020
History - Chemistry

Ghent's focus is on Van Eyck and the Ghent Altarpiece in 2020. Lots of people from Ghent University are also involved in this year of celebration.