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ACTU MGillon TIME100 Michaël Gillon, astronomer at the University of Liège, nominated in the 100 TIME list, the list of the 100 most influential people in the world for his recent discovery on the TRAPPIST-1 exoplanetary system
 INTRO Font de Gaume Font De Gaumes goes under X

For the first time scientists, including researchers from the University of Liège, entered the cave with the latest technologies to further analyze the Palaeolithic cave paintings.


On her way to Antarctica!

Fanny Van der Linden, FNRS PhD student in the Chemical Oceanography unit joins the PIPERS mission to investigate the interactions between the atmosphere, ocean and sea ice in the Ross Sea.
 INTRO HD219134b

HD219134b et c characterized !

An international team, lead by  Michaël Gillon, astronomist at the Univesrity of Liège, has characterized HD219134b and c, the two rocky planets that appaer to be the closest to our solar system.

En Bref Europa

First light for Europa !
The first telescope of the SPECULOOS project, funded by the European Research Council (ERC) has been commisionned by Michaël Gillon and Emmanuël Jehin, astronomers at the Université de Liège

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TRAPPIST-1 and the search hunt for alien life
In an article published in aeon, Michaël Gillon talks about the discovery of TRAPPIST-1 and the fact that we need to expand our search for life beyond the solar system.

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Macaque battering at Uluwatu Temple 

Which fly stung the Balinese macaques from the Uluwatu temple, who steal and return their booty in exchange for food?

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Les pucerons à l'heure du réchauffement climatique 

Comment les changements climatiques affectent-ils la capacité des insectes à percevoir les signaux chimiques émis par leurs congénères ?

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Cold exacerbates immune response of asthmatic patients 

Researchers at GIGA discover how rhinoviruses, the cause of common cold, act on our immune system to induce severe asthma exacerbations in individuals suffering from this condition.

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Morphological evolution in the deep blue sea 

Genes, photos and fossils: that's all that was needed to analyse the morphological evolution of Carangoid fishes. And to draw new conclusions regarding the pelagic environment as a factor of diversification.

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A new approach for understanding the evolution of microbes on early Earth? 

Ferruginous nanocrystals have been detected for the first time in very ancient microbial fossils. Could these fossilised bacteria be indicative of oxygenic photosynthesis?

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Progress towards new treatments for asthma 

Researchers are discovering how exposure to germs protects against asthma and are offering a new approach to cell therapy.

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Les mutations du droit familial 

Le droit familial international évolue vite ces dernières années. Des règlements européens issus d’horizons divers clarifient certaines matières comme le divorce international et la garde des enfants, mais les Etats demeurent les principaux décideurs.

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