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Preview: Antonella Fioravanti wins Eos Pipet prize for bacteria study

Antonella Fioravanti wins Eos Pipet prize for bacteria study

Ground-breaking research into multi-resistant bacteria honoured

AI and data-driven solutions to Covid-19 crisis

AI and data-driven solutions to Covid-19 crisis

VUB AI Experience Centre launches webinars on fake news, respirators and face masks, lung scans, AI algorithms and coronavirus apps

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Spread Stories, Not The Virus

Spread Stories, Not The Virus

Students of the VUB master’s programme 4CITIES collect lockdown stories from the whole world

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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

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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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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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Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, visits the cutting-edge VUB AI Experience Center

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, visits the cutting-edge VUB AI Experience Center

Press release Vrije Universiteit Brussel – Université libre de Bruxelles

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Belgium is getting warmer and drier

Belgium is getting warmer and drier

Research on stalagmite in the caves of Han confirms that man has left his mark on climate since the 17th century.

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No multiculti in the stone age

No multiculti in the stone age

Research on neolithic human teeth reveal cultural divisions and inequality

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Irrigation alleviates hot extremes

Irrigation alleviates hot extremes

International team of researchers found evidence that expanding irrigation has dampened anthropogenic warming during hot days

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