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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).
Greenhouse gas may slow down global warming
UAntwerp researchers use plasma to convert CO2 into valuable substances.
Ability of plants to escape from climate change is lower than expected
According to an international consortium of natural scientists, we currently overestimate the ability of plants to avoid climate change effects by moving Northward.
UAntwerp is part of the YERUN network
The Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN) was launched on November 7 at the European Parliament in Brussels.
Diagnostic biomarker for Alzheimer's in the pipeline
License agreement between spin-off Epilog and UAntwerp creates opportunities in fight against Alzheimer's.
Her Majesty Queen Mathilde visits Poliopolis
On Tuesday 10 October, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium visited the Poliopolis complex at UAntwerp, to learn more about the research into a new polio vaccine.
Sensor with laser light detects low levels of antibiotics
UAntwerp and Seton Hall University scientists develop a new technology and weapon in the fight against antibiotic resistance.
UAntwerp engineers present innovative solution for sustainable asphalt
The University of Antwerp's Campus Groenenborger is home to a rather special section of cycle path. A pipe system in the asphalt means no more icy paths.
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