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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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INTRO STARESO 2015 The Mediterranean is sufferingExceptional biological observations and singular meteorological events were recorded at STARESO (Underwater and Oceanographic Research Station) during 2015.

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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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Alzheimer’s: when you don’t know that you know… 

A study examines the way patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease predict their own memory performance.

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Fields under the watchful eye of observation satellites 

By combining satellite images and crop-growth models, it is now possible to predict agricultural harvests. This means that farmers will be better-informed enabling them to improve their productivity and crop yields.

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Dolphins, whales and human pollution 

Two articles published at the beginning of this year in Environmental Pollution, one devoted to the Florida dolphins, the other to the humpback whales of Reunion Island, remind us of the impact of our pollution on marine mammals.

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