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Dolphins of the bay
Discovering the bottlenose dolphins of North Patagonia. A great exercice of scientific popularization lead by Els Vermeulen, PhD student in oceanography.

livres greco-romains

Books of the Greco-Roman world
From discovery of the Papyri to the preservation of books. 
A virtual exhibition offered by the CEDOPAL (ULg)

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INTRO STARESO 2015 The Mediterranean is sufferingExceptional biological observations and singular meteorological events were recorded at STARESO (Underwater and Oceanographic Research Station) during 2015.
INTRO refugies climatiques One good reason to speak of "climate refugees"
The difficulty of isolating environmental factors from other drivers of migration still exists but no-one now seems to deny their importance as a driving force of displacement.
INTRO Camps Fukushima 

After Fukushima, life in a prefab
François Gemenne, FNRS qualified researcher at the University of  Liège, analyses the journey of the victims of  Fukushima, in the refugees camps.


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Maths for understanding water flow 

The science of hydrology is turning to thermodynamics to predict the evolution of water flow. The result is a detailed empirical case-study of ecological interest where the use of maths helps us to understand our world.

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A trio of Earths 40 light years away? 

Astrophysicists from Liege have discovered three Earth-sized planets around a star 40 light years away. These planets could present habitable conditions on their surfaces. In addition, the large telescopes of the future will be capable of studying them in detail and detecting whether or not life exists on them!

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Lake Kivu, an eldorado under supervision 

How will Lake Kivu react to the massive exploitation of methane and climate change? And what will the impact be on local fishing, among other things? This unique ecosystem is the start of a major turning point that requires supervision.

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E-business : la croissance viendra de la confiance 

La transparence, une tendance qui permettra de renforcer la confiance et la croissance dans l’e-business ? C’est en tout cas ce qui ressort des analyses présentées par Damien Jacob.

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Sexual orientation in all its aspects 

Embryonic cells, X chromosome, number of older brothers from the same mother: What is it exactly that influences our sexual orientation?

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What colours are our towns? 

How to objectively characterize the dominant colour trends of a city. This is the challenge that a young architectural engineer set himself. The innovative method used opens up many possibilities.

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The four seasons of cognitive function 

We know that, for many of us, our humour changes with the seasons. But what about our brain function? It would seem that the brain too is susceptible to these changes.

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Biobased plastics, the good and the bad 

Is using natural materials, such as sugar beet or wheat, to produce plastic really beneficial for the environmental? Not necessarily. Not right across the board, in any case!

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