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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 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.



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.

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La langue comme existence, non comme essence 

Le citoyen est-il fait pour la langue ou celle-ci est-elle faite pour lui ? Des deux propositions de cette alternative, Jean-Marie Klinkenberg choisit résolument la seconde dans son nouveau livre.

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Thaxtomin, a next-generation weed killer ? 

The bacterium which causes potato common scab produces a powerful herbicide: Thaxtomin. Researchers have discovered the genetic modifications required to transform this pathogen into a supplier of this natural and biodegradable weed-killer on an industrial scale.

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Retirement and Alzheimer’s disease   

What are the links between the age of retirement and the age at which the onset of Alzheimer’s can occur? Catherine Grotz and an international team of researchers have revisited this question.

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Listening to fishes communicate at a depth of 120 meters 

A recent study, unique in the world, has made it possible to compare the huge amount of sounds emitted by different fish communities at a depth of 120 meters.

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L’artiste commissaire, valeur ajoutée du musée 

Rares sont les artistes contemporains qui n’ont pas endossé un jour ou l’autre le rôle de commissaire. De quoi brouiller les frontières convenues entre le créateur et le professionnel de l’art.

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Listening to posidonia seagrasses 

An acoustic device has made it possible to detect the production of oxygen and therefore the photosynthetic activity of posidonia meadows. These plants are Mediterranean seagrasses which have a vitally important role to play in the environment. 

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