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Spin-off Oxypoint successfully raises €3.8 million
The award-winning University of Antwerp spin-off, bringing innovation to the medical device market for oxygen therapy in hospitals, announced the closing of a €3.8 million financing round.
'The more time you spend on the road, the more air pollution you are exposed to'
Thirteenth Rudi Verheyen Award – worth 10 000 euros – goes to Evi Dons (UHasselt), who analysed individual exposure to air pollution.
Seamless communication soon possible even in crisis situations?
Flemish scientists win prestigious American cash prize.
"Young buds freeze out because of warming of the planet"
International team researches frost damage because of warming climate.
New technology automatically exposes German hate speech
University of Antwerp and University of Hildesheim create social media hate speech monitor.
Longer Christmas holidays would reduce number of flu cases
Researchers at UAntwerp/UHasselt call for 'social distancing' to contain flu epidemic.
Young scientist wins bitcoin by hacking DNA
Sander Wuyts (UAntwerp and VUB) completes remarkable challenge. He was the first to decipher the message in a tube of DNA.
Belgium and the magic lantern: visual culture in the 19th century
Flemish and French-speaking universities join forces for large-scale research into history of magic lantern in Belgium.
"Trees' spring awakening is becoming less sensitive to altitude differences"
Researcher UAntwerp and his international colleagues conduct research on Swiss Alps forest species.
Scientists to combat dry eyes
UAntwerp leads European consortium in search of new treatment for Dry Eye Disease.
What can we do about forced labour?
Neil Howard (UAntwerp) and other researchers from Beyond Trafficking and Slavery, an organisation that studies labour exploitation, are proposing new policy interventions to tackle previously unaddressed root causes of exploitative work conditions.
Graphene well-suited for rapid internet
Ben Van Duppen (University of Antwerp) and his international colleagues are paving the way for a successful internet of things.
UAntwerp to confer honorary degrees on five leading researchers
Famous economist Jeffrey Sachs is among top names receiving honours on 29 March 2018.
Using drones to estimate crop damage by wild boar
A new drone based method, realised by Anneleen Rutten (UAntwerp), allows estimating crop damage in a fast, standardised and objective manner.
EU trade ban brings down global trade in wild birds by 90%
"Trade of wild birds has dropped about 90% globally since the EU banned bird imports in 2005", says Diederik Strubbe (UAntwerp).
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