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March 21, 2019
Training on preservation of micro-organisms
The BCCM consortium organizes its third hands-on training on preservation of micro-organisms (cyanobacteria, diatoms and (myco)bacteria), a seminar on management of a culture collection, and a seminar on gene technology. All industrials, scientists and students who aim to develop their skills...Click to know more
March 15, 2019
Caroline Nieberding explained the problems and provided...
Caroline Nieberding explained this morning the problems, and provided some solutions to face the current climate and biodiversity crises at the morning radio show "Jour Première" (8.30) at RTBF. Here is a new web page where accurate information on climate change and the biodievrsity crisis, as...Click to know more
March 14, 2019
Using satellite data to track changes in earth’s surface
A team from the Earth and Life Institute has generated a database describing land-use change so thematically detailed that it is now used by institutions such as the OECD and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). The database consists of a series of maps characterising the...Click to know more
March 14, 2019
Des huiles contre les insectes
Au moment où les scientifiques lancent un cri d’alarme face à la disparition accélérée des insectes, il peut paraître étonnant d’exposer les résultats de recherches visant … à les détruire. Mais la lutte contre certaines espèces reste une obligation économique et alimentaire....Click to know more
March 11, 2019
Noa LIGOT is one of 18 winners of the 2019 VOCATIO...
Noa Ligot, PhD student FRIA (Quantification of the risk posed by the impact of volcanic ash on agriculture) supervised by Pierre Delmelle and Patrick Bogaert, is one of the 18 winners of the VOCATIO 2019 competition. She will receive a grant of € 10.000 to facilitate her field work in Ecuador....Click to know more