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Gluten-Free Diet

No Need to Recommend Gluten-Free Diet to Anyone

It has become increasingly popular among both Danish and foreign consumers to eat a diet containing less or no gluten. A major study from an...
Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Computing

Imec and CEA-Leti Join Forces on Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Computing

During the state visit of His Excellency Emmanuel Macron President of the French Republic, the Belgian research center imec and the French research institute...
HTLV-1 virus

Scientists Taking up Arms in the Fight Against Silent Killer HTLV-1

First discovered in 1978, the HTLV-1 virus has already claimed millions of lives. At that point, it had already been around for thousands of...
Neuropixels

Imec Releases Neuropixels Neural Probe to the Global Neuroscience Community

Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, released and is making available its state-of-the-art high-density neural probe, Neuropixels, to...
3D printing

New Technology Will Enable Metal Parts Manufacturing Through 3D Printing

Just as it is already possible to manufacture a wide range of polymer-based (plastic) objects using 3D printing or additive manufacturing (AD), it will...
bioactive compounds

Little-Known Fruits Are Promising Sources of Bioactive Compounds

The success enjoyed by açaí (Euterpe oleracea) obtained in Brazil and in various parts of the world in recent years is due to contributions...
biomass

Studies Seek Better Ways to Use Biomass

Sustainable development is “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs,” according...
DNA sequencing

Imec’s elPrep Software Significantly Speeds Up Genome Sequencing Analysis

This week at ITF Health 2018, imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, showcases elPrep 4.0, a powerful software...
genetic mutations

Belgian Researchers Identify Cells That Initiate Tumor Formation

Although many genes that suffer mutations and lead to the development of various types of cancer have been identified in recent years, the cells...
plant diseases

Molecule Used as a Mucolytic Fights Bacterial Diseases in Agricultural Crops

Growers of oranges in São Paulo’s northeast and olives in Italy face a common challenge. A bacterium known as Xylella fastidiosa, which causes several plant...
human immune system

Study Seeks to Delay Aging of the Human Immune System

Aging of the population of the Meuse-Rhine Euroregion – a European cross-border region established in 1976, which comprises 11,000 km2 and has around 3.9...
sugarcane

Genes That Make Sugarcane More Drought Tolerant Are Identified

Lack of water availability during the development of sugarcane is one of the types of environmental stress that have very negative effects on the...
breast cancer

Brazilian Plant Protein Inhibits Progression of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

Triple-negative breast cancer that has one of the most aggressive tumors for which there have been few advances in developing therapies in recent years,...
Sensor networks

Sensor Networks Monitor Noise Pollution in Cities

Road traffic is the most important source of noise emission in urban environments, says Dick Botteldooren, a professor at Ghent University.By using sensor networks,...
DNA strands in nanopores

Imec Demonstrates Direct Optical Reading of Single-Molecule DNA Bases in Modified...

In a Nature Communications paper published this week (https://rdcu.be/MYO6), imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics and digital technology, describes a new...
SNAPSCAN

Imec’s High-Speed Ultrasonic SNAPSCAN Camera Enables Hyperspectral Imaging Acquisition in Less...

Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, today announced that it will demonstrate at this week’s SPIE Photonics West...
heart attack

Localized Cooling of the Heart Limits Damage Caused by a Heart...

The innovative new procedure was co-developed with scientists of the university in Eindhoven and the company LifeTec Group, a university spin-off. A sports collision“We have...
flowers

Flowers Actively Communicate with Environment

Floral volatiles play an important role in attracting pollinators such as bees and moths to ensure fertilisation and seed set. In fact, seed and...
Safe Food Packaging

NanoPack for Safe Food Packaging

NanoPack aims to develop and demonstrate state-of-the-art antimicrobial packaging solutions for perishable foods based on natural nanomaterials that will prevent food-borne illness outbreaks and...
antimalarial drug, breast cancer, tuberculosis, flu treatment

Tracking Breast Cancer Cell Genetics Reveals Longer Potential Treatment Window

Breast cancer cells break away and spread to other parts of the body relatively late on in breast tumour development, an international team of...