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Online platforms and copyrights

Maxime Lambrecht has created a YouTube channel to popularise Internet law, intellectual property and theories of justice, which has been awarded the Wernaers Prize for popular science. Let’s talk about what rankles: copyright on online platforms. Freedom on the Internet is the subject...
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Health

How do cells get their vitamins?

Vitamins A, B, C, D, E, K, folic acid. You certainly know these vitamins. But have you ever heard of thiamine, also called vitamin B1? Jérôme Savocco and Sylvain Nootens and their colleagues in the laboratory of Pierre Morsomme, a biochemistry professor at the Louvain Institute of...
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Health

GSK Award for Sophie Lucas’s team

On 14 December, Prof. Sophie Lucas and her team at the UCLouvain de Duve Institute received the prestigious GSK Award from the Wallonia-Brussels Federation Academy of Medicine for their promising research and discoveries in the field of cancer immunotherapy. Every two years, the Academy...
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Society

Working with companies to build a better world for work

The LaboRH Chair, created eight years ago, is a unique entity at UCLouvain aimed at helping scientists and companies collaborate to create tomorrow’s world of work. The Presses Universitaires de Louvain has just published Vers un Management humain ? making it a good time to revisit this...
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Five keys to communal living

Personal fulfilment, moral support, solidarity: communal living is on the rise, especially among the elderly. But it’s not always easy to live together when we forget what drives the communitarisation of housing. In Belgium’s Abbeyfield houses, which are home to healthy...
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