Preview: Giant sea snail fossil reveals climate of French Champagne region 45 million years ago

Giant sea snail fossil reveals climate of French Champagne region 45 million years ago

Surprising: despite subtropical temperatures, big difference between the seasons

How does the coronavirus affect daily life?

How does the coronavirus affect daily life?

Call to participate in international time-use study by Vrije Universiteit Brussel TOR research group and research bureau hbits

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Solidarity in times of corona in Belgium

Solidarity in times of corona in Belgium

VUB uses questionnaire to map how citizens are helping each other

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VUB engineers tackle imminent shortage of ventilation equipment

VUB engineers tackle imminent shortage of ventilation equipment

Prototype is ready and being tested

“Don't go for bottled water when stockpiling”

“Don't go for bottled water when stockpiling”

VUB hydrologist promotes tap water

Coronavirus expert list - This list is frequently updated

Coronavirus expert list - This list is frequently updated

Effects on society: health care, education, politics, economy, climate,...

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Elephants essential for sustainable management African savanna

Elephants essential for sustainable management African savanna

VUB research shows that elephants prevent soil depletion caused by livestock

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Days were shorter in the past

Days were shorter in the past

VUB research shows that 70 million years ago a year lasted 372 days and days were a half-hour shorter

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VUB focuses on digital teaching, teleworking and social distancing

VUB focuses on digital teaching, teleworking and social distancing

Major events like DHC and weKONEKT postponed due to coronavirus

Bird migration endangered by new airport in Portugal

Bird migration endangered by new airport in Portugal

VUB research shows that the disappearance of Portuguese wetlands would have an impact on birds in Belgium

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Searching for cosmic neutrinos with radar technology

Searching for cosmic neutrinos with radar technology

First ever radar detection of particle track creates hope for breakthrough in search for cosmic neutrinos

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VUB and UZ Brussel use AI for tumour analysis

VUB and UZ Brussel use AI for tumour analysis

Digital health research platform collates data while protecting the patient’s privacy

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Air pollution Brussels hits socially vulnerable people hardest

Air pollution Brussels hits socially vulnerable people hardest

VUB research shows that they suffer more from harmful particulate matter due to living and working situation

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