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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.
Artificial light more harmful to great tits than blue tits
UAntwerp researchers find that the impact of light pollution varies between species.
Terrestrial ecosystems at a carbon tipping point?
In a new study in Nature Ecology and Evolution, an international science team, including Ivan Janssens (UAntwerpen), shows that ecosystems are on the verge of capturing lower amounts of carbon.
First institutional review has resulted in a good report
External commission is particularly positive about University of Antwerp during institutional review: "This university really knows where it wants to go."
Melting glaciers strongly impact productivity in Greenland fjords
Meltwater runoff from the Greenland Ice Sheet has doubled in the last two decades as a result of climate warming. New data suggest indicate this drastically alters the productivity in the coastal zone around Greenland.
Humans create stepping stones for exotic plants
All that is needed is some disturbance of the natural vegetation combined with a warmer environment (e.g. on a south-facing slope), an international team of ecologists states.
Researcher studies plastic pollution in Bermudan Islands
UAntwerp researcher Camille C. Carteny studies plastic pollution in the North Atlantic Garbage Patch.
UAntwerp-MICA winner of the 2017 MILabs Image of the year
The publication* on TumorVue™, by the University of Antwerp's Molecular Imaging Center Antwerp and MTTI, was selected as the winner of the 2017 MILabs Image of the year at the 2017 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging conference.
Scientists head to Congo in search of Ebola source of infection
Antwerp scientists head to remote province in Congo with an international team in search of the source of the recent Ebola infection.
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