Actualités Actualités
Dauphins PCB intro

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)

Other activities linked to this rubric




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.

 

INTRO CB Ebola

Sierra Leone facing Ebola
Containment in Sierra Leone: the inability of a State to confront an Ebola outbreak. A paper pulished in The Lancet.

Steven Laureys TEDxBrussels

Steven Laureys @ TEDxBrussels
From brain to consciousness. Steven Laureys presented its research domain through a 13 minutes stand up conference @TEDxBrussels. A brilliant, clear and innovative message. There is live after death.

 Archives of the deciphering page


An oyster for an amplifier 
3/3/15

Fish that live in pearl oysters produce sounds, probably to attract a mate. Their host’s shell acts as an amplifier for these sounds.

Read the article or read the summary
Towards a new treatment for arterial thrombosis 
2/25/15

By targeting a protein regulating platelet activity, scientists in Liège may have discovered a new way to prevent arterial thrombosis.

Read the article or read the summary
Mediterranean Sea: sentinels that speak the truth 
2/23/15

Mussels and posidonia are good indicators of the state of the environment in the Mediterranean Sea and the news is somewhat encouraging…

Read the article or read the summary
Alzheimer’s disease: reality or an artificial construction? 
2/20/15

What if Alzheimer’s wasn’t a disease but rather an exacerbated form of expression of the aging brain?

Read the article or read the summary
The mystery of the tallest giants is revealed 
2/18/15

Scientists have defined a new gigantism syndrome: X-LAG (X-linked acrogigantism), a syndrome which begins in the cradle and results in the creation of the tallest giants. The scientists have also identified the gene responsible for the condition.

Read the article or read the summary
Sexual identity: hormonal or genetic? 
2/12/15

Do genetics determine whether we’ll be a girl or a boy? Not entirely... In fact, the brain also plays a role in the differences between men and women.

Read the article or read the summary
Read all the news ...