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The soft spaghetti of proteins

IN BRIEF: University of Louvain (UCLouvain) scientists have identified destructured segments, still unexplored to date, in proteins necessary for the life of bacteria The result? These segments, shaped like soft spaghetti, are essential for the life...
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An Omega-3 that’s poison for tumours

Press release - UCLouvain research In brief: 3D tumours that disintegrate within a few days thanks to the action of a well-known Omega-3 (DHA, found mainly in fish) – this is the exceptional discovery by University of Louvain (UCLouvain) researchers,...
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A new bacteria, made in Belgium (and UCLouvain)

  Press release - UCLouvain research In brief: A research team from University of Louvain (UCLouvain) has discovered a new bacterium in the human intestine. Therefore, they were allowed to give it a name, which is now used all over the world:...
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UCLouvain recognised for its transition policy

  Press release - UCLouvain Sustainability Transition In brief: UCLouvain ranks between 101st and 200th out of the 1,115 participating universities worldwide (and 1st in Belgium) in the latest Times Higher Education ranking in terms of sustainable...
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Mapping policy for how the EU can reduce its impact on...

Press release - Research UCLouvain In brief: EU imports of products contribute significantly to deforestation in other parts of the world. In a new study, published in One Earth, researchers from several universities worldwide, among them University of...
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