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University of Louvain and European Space Agency join...

  Press release In brief (20 seconds of reading): ESA releases €1 million to couple ESA space technologies to UCLouvain's B-LIFE mobile screening laboratory Objective: increase COVID-19 screening capacity throughout Europe via a mobile, fast...
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"Velcro" on cancer cells

  Press release - UCLouvain research In brief (20 seconds on reading): To form metastases, cancer cells must be able to migrate. But cancer cells are connected to each other by ‘Velcro’ University of Louvain (UCLouvain) researchers have...
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Olivier De Schutter, United Nations Special Rapporteur

  Press release In brief: On 1 May UCLouvain Professor Olivier De Schutter becomes United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights His priorities: social protection for all; a just transition; and involving people living...
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Preventing metastasis by stopping cancer cells from...

Press release - UCLouvain research In brief (18 seconds of reading): Olivier Feron, a UCLouvain researcher, studies how cancer spreads through the body via metastasis His major discovery was that cancer cells multiply by using lipids as food. His...
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Immunotherapy: a promising alternative

Press release - UCLouvain research In brief (20 seconds of reading) : Since 2004, Sophie Lucas, a researcher at the UCLouvain de Duve Institute, has been studying the immune responses that cancer patients can develop against their own tumour She is...
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