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Once upon a time, there was a cerebral blood vessel...

Health - Apr 4
Health

A ULB team has discovered how blood vessels in the brain are formed and how they differ from other vessels in the body. A major breakthrough that could lead to new therapeutic approaches . Cardiovascular disease, including myocardial infarction and stroke, is the world's leading cause of death, claiming around 18 million lives a year.

Health - Mar 7

Taking women’s bodies into account: the impact of the menstrual cycle and contraception on sports performance

Health

Researcher Marine Carpentier (Laboratoire de physiologie cardio-respiratoire à l'effort) tackles a blind spot in motor science research: the influence of the menstrual cycle and hormonal contraception on sports performance.

Health - Jan 11

Lung cancer: molecular advances

New discoveries in the treatment of lung cancer: the role of the Bcl-xL protein in the aging of neutrophils, the white blood cells that contribute to tumor development.

Health - Dec 6, 2023

Towards a new leukemia therapy?

Health

A major discovery in the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of leukemia... Research led by François Fuks - Cancer Epigenetics Laboratory, ULB Faculty of Medicine, ULB Cancer Research Center and Institut Jules Bordet, H.U.B

Life Sciences - Nov 23, 2023

Rotifers: what explains the exceptional resistance of these microorganisms?

Life Sciences

Bedeloid rotifers, those mysterious microorganisms, display remarkable resistance to desiccation, ionizing radiation and even freezing.

Témoignages : réalisations Ouïghoures à travers l’exil

Cette initiative cherche à comprendre les nouvelles formes de témoignages de la diaspora ouïghoure à travers sa production artistique.

Environment - Dec 11, 2023

Mission to Antarctica: snow to understand the climate

Environment

This December 12, Sibylle Boxho, a doctoral student in geology, leaves on a 2-month mission to Antarctica... and for the first time! The aim - to install a new sampling instrument and bring back snow for analysis in Belgium. This study will contribute to a better understanding of atmospheric circulations and global climate change

Environment - Nov 29, 2023

Capturing water from the clouds to combat water shortages in deserts

Environment

Affordable, effective and sustainable "fog nets" to capture droplets and combat water scarcity in deserts.

Physics - Nov 23, 2023

Luttinger’s theorem at the center of topology

Physics

The laws of physics are based on universal principles, often associated with mathematical theorems.



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