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Juno Mission : ULg in Jupiter's orbit
This July 5th at 5:18 am (CET), the interplanetary NASA Juno probe will be inserted into Jupiter's orbit. ULg with the CSL and LPAP are directly associated with this mission.


Our biological clock affects the
responsiveness of neurons
A ULg team has shown that controlling the responsiveness of neurons is one of the means by which we maintain our cognitive function.

Laetitia Delrez INTRO International Astronomical Organisation prize
Laetitia Delrez, young researcher at ORCA laboratory, has won the prize for her work on the exploration of potentially habitable exoplanets.

Other activities linked to this rubric

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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Les exoplanètes orbitant autour de l’étoile TRAPPIST-1 livrent d’autres secrets 

L’équipe internationale d’astronomes qui révélait l’existence d'un petit système planétaire proche, apporte des observations complémentaires sur la composition et l’atmosphère de deux de ces exoplanètes. 

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The callipyge phenomenon, a genetic curiosity 

Some sheep, known as Callipyge sheep, have rumps that contain 30% more muscle mass than the norm. This phenomenon is due to a genetic particularity that has captivated researchers. 

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(Les) Etre(s) au singulier et au pluriel 

Le va et vient entre singularité et pluralité, entre unicité et multiplicité est questionné à travers l’usage des langues. Les langues, les groupes et les individus ont autant besoin de systèmes que de désordre. Ce ballet incessant de forces centripètes et centrifuges rythme l'histoire de l'humanité depuis sa création.

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Parkinson’s disease: the fragility of neurons, a question of ion channels? 

Researchers at GIGA-Neurosciences suggest that there could be a correlation between a high density of certain ion channels in dopaminergic neurons of the substantia nigra and their degeneration in Parkinson’s disease. 

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Pesticides: micro-drops, maximum impact 

Spraying. Its an everyday action but it is nonetheless highly complex. One doctoral students thesis takes a look at drop retention by leaves.

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The hidden side of the UPR signalling pathway 

One of GIGA's latest publications takes a further step towards understanding of how the brain develops. The mechanism discovered could become a target for the treatment of certain neurological disorders in the long term.

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