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Health

Enzymes that clean house

A Welbio team from the de Duve Institute has just published the results of a long-term research project that explains two congenital metabolic diseases characterised by a defect in neutrophils (white blood cells), and considers a new treatment. Our cells are home to an impressive series...
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Technology

Detecting dark matter: seven hints point to primordial...

  For several decades, astrophysicists have suspected the existence of so-called dark matter, constituting the bulk of all matter in the universe, but have not detected it directly. Rather than continue to search for new, hypothetical particles for dark matter, Sébastien Clesse...
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Society

Managing the post-war period: the European ‘example’?

An article by Valérie Rosoux on reconciliation speeches related to the European Union received the Journal of Contemporary European Studies prize. We took the opportunity to return with her to her chosen field: managing the post-war period.  After the weapons fall silent comes the...
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Health

South Africa: successful treatment of...

In 2006, South Africa experienced an tuberculosis epidemic that still leaves traces today. WHO quickly put in place recommendations to eradicate the disease. Dr Anandi Martin, a microbiologist at UCLouvain, was invited by WHO in November to visit the country and take stock of the...
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Society

Opening Brussels to everyone

Since 2016, Metrolab, a collective project coordinated by UCLouvain sociologist Mathieu Berger, has analysed our capital from the inside. Funded by European ERDF policy, this ambitious experiment engages UCLouvain and ULB in a unique applied urban research collaboration. Their recent...
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