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#WeChangeForLife

Press release inter-university1 IN BRIEF : WeChangeForLife: 256 researchers, specialists in issues related to environmental degradation, have changed their habits for the planet Why? Scientists have a duty to set an example: they must act according to...
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“Stop, do not eat fat anymore!”

Press Release – UCLouvain Research Obesity During fat ingestion, if everything works in our body, an enzyme from the intestine transmits to the brain (through the production of molecules) the message “stop, I am not hungry anymore”. This gut-brain axis maintains...
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Half a million for cardiovascular anomalies research

The first Generet Award, which was launched this year, has gone to Professor Miikka Vikkula (de Duve Institute – UCLouvain) for his research seeking a genetic explanation for vascular anomalies. Prof. Vikkula collected his prize on 6 December 2018 at a ceremony attended by, among others,...
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Spending Christmas in Antarctica

Press release                On 1 December, a team of glaciologists and climate researchers from ULB, UCLouvain and the University of Colorado will head for the Antarctic. On the agenda is the second field campaign...
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Six universities join forces to form a new leading...

Press release Creating a European university alliance that places academic innovation as well as the links between research and teaching at the heart of its project, is the ambition of six universities with shared strengths and aspirations: UCLouvain (Belgium), Université Paris...
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