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Health - Social Sciences - 07.02.2018
Longer Christmas holidays would reduce number of flu cases
Introduction: Researchers at UAntwerp/UHasselt call for 'social distancing' to contain flu epidemic.

Health - 05.02.2018
The plague a Middle Ages’ issue? Not al all

Health - 16.01.2018
Bad sperm is in need of more and better research

Health - Life Sciences - 10.01.2018
Scientists to combat dry eyes

Health - 10.01.2018
Magazine ’Durf Denken’: talks about new year’s resolutions, dead languages, and the Light Festival

Health - 21.12.2017
New contrast liquid to increase accuracy in surgery
Researchers of Vrije Universiteit Brussel developed a new type of fluorescent contrast liquid for use in cancer surgery. This allows the surgeon to carry out operations in a more precise and accurate way. Both patient's survival rates and quality of life should improve significantly as a result of the new technique.

Health - Politics - 15.12.2017
New publication on the Human Right to Health and Global Politics

Life Sciences - Health - 04.12.2017
Thomas Van Leeuwen and Frederick Verbruggen receive ERC Consolidator Grant

Life Sciences - Health - 28.11.2017
17 ’highly cited researchers’ in various life science domains at Ghent University

Health - Innovation - 16.11.2017
Sunday 26 November: visit Ghent University on Science Day

Health - 16.11.2017
Magazine ’Durf Denken’: will we ever be successful in banishing the flu for good?

Life Sciences - Health - 09.11.2017
Scientists figure out how timer for cell division works
Human cells use a timer to divide: each cell gets at least 30 minutes to divide its genetic material between the nuclei of two daughter cells. Researchers at KU Leuven have unravelled how this timer is switched on and off. Their findings open up perspectives for the treatment of cancer, as keeping the timer going would stop cancer cells from dividing.

Health - 27.10.2017
Protest lecture against death penalty VUB guest professor Ahmadreza Djalali

Life Sciences - Health - 09.10.2017
Computer program detects differences between human cells
"How many different cell types are there in the human body? And how do these differences develop? Nobody really knows," says Professor Stein Aerts from KU Leuven/VIB. But thanks to a new method developed by his team, that may be about to change. Even though each of the cells in our body carries the exact same DNA sequence, there's a huge variety of cell types and functions.

Health - Event - 31.07.2017
Award for VUB professor Karine Breckpot

Health - Life Sciences - 21.06.2017
World ALS Day 2017: the fight against an unseen killer
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegenerative disorder that leads to progressive muscle weakness and paralysis.

Health - Administration - 14.03.2017
10 years of the ERC + 30 grants for UCL = €39 million
10 years of the ERC + 30 grants for UCL = €39 million
10 years of the ERC + 30 grants for UCL = ¤39 million On 21 March, the European Research Council (ERC) celebrates its tenth anniversary.