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  1. Chinese photographer's exhibition held in BrusselsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The exhibition "Africans in China" by Chinese photographer Li Dong was inaugurated Friday evening in the RecyclArt cultural center of Brussels. The 44 works show the life of Africans living in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province in southern China, and their exchanges with local Chinese.

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  2. A 'gentle man' passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    ... Father Dominic Savio, the rector of St. Xavier's. Father Andre Bruylants was born on September 26, 1926, in Louvain, Belgium, and joined the Jesuits in 1946. He sailed for India in 1949 and landed in Bombay in November that year. His first tryst ...

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  3. E-Cigarettes Significantly Reduce Tobacco CravingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | RedOrbit

    Electronic cigarettes offer smokers a realistic way to kick their tobacco smoking addiction. In a new study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health , scientists at KU Leuven report that e-cigarettes successfully reduced cravings for tobacco cigarettes, with only minimal side effects.

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  4. New insights link Fragile X Syndrome, Autism Spectrum DisordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Science Daily

    Fragile X syndrome is the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability , as well as the most frequent monogenic cause of autism spectrum disorders . FXS is caused by the absence or incorrect production of the protein FMRP.

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  5. Innovation award for inventor of natural air cleanerRead the original story

    Friday | PressReleasePoint

    Today , University of Copenhagen presents its Innovation Award 2014 to Matthew Johnson who is a professor of environmental chemistry at Department of Chemistry, UCPH. Johnson has invented a natural, inexpensive and versatile method to clean polluted air, and since 2013 he has been heavily involved in assisting the company INFUSER A/S with bringing the invention to the market.

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  6. RiAus TV: Australia's First Science Channel LaunchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | International Business Times

    RiAus TV is a free TV channel for online and mobile dedicated mainly for science-oriented programs. The channel will broadcast top quality science shows derived from some of Belgian researcher Pierre Sonveaux poses with a sample of protein in his laboratory at the University of Louvain's Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research in Brussels July 31, 2014.

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  7. Electronic cigarettes reduce smoking habitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Medical News

    By the end of the 8-month study, 21 percent of study participants had stopped smoking tobacco altogether and an additional 23 percent cut the number of tobacco cigarettes they smoked per day by half Electronic cigarettes offer smokers a realistic way to kick their tobacco smoking addiction. In a new study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health , scientists at KU Leuven report that e-cigarettes successfully reduced cravings for tobacco cigarettes, with only minimal side effects.

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  8. The Emolytics (Emotions and Analytics) Conquer the Heart of Belgian InvestorsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | PR.com

    As the result of several years of work in the Computer Vision laboratories of UCL's Professor Benoit Macq, this technology managed to attract private investors, as well as the Investment Fund VIVES II, who decided together to inject half a million euros in this company. The marketing applications enabled thanks to this UCL technology - unique in the world - will lead GetSmily to conquer the World Wide Web.

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  9. Stella Artois Announces Winner of 2014 NZ Draught MastersRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Scoop

    Lori Wallace, from De Fontein Belgian Beer CafA in Mission Bay Auckland, has claimed victory and has been crowned the official Stella Artois Draught Master for New Zealand. Held at Blankenberge Belgian Beer Cafe in Auckland, the prestigious competition saw 20 Stella Artois connoisseurs from all over New Zealand go head to head in a national competition.

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  10. Materialise Announces Conference Participation ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | GlobeNewswire

    LEUVEN, Belgium, Nov. 19, 2014 -- Materialise NV , a leading provider of additive manufacturing software and of sophisticated 3D printing solutions in the medical and industrial markets, today announced it will participate in the following conferences in December: Janney Capital Markets 2014 Industrials 1x1 Corporate Access Day Date: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 Location: JW Marriott Essex House, New York City Attendee: Peter Leys, Executive Chairman Frederic Merckx, Chief Financial Officer 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference Date: Wednesday, December 3,, 2014 Presentation Time: 12:00 pm ET Location: New York Palace Hotel, New York City Attendees: Fried Vancraen, Founder & CEO Hilde Ingelaere, Executive Vice President, Medical The company will meet one-on-one with institutional investors at each conference.

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  11. E-cigarettes reduce cravings for tobacco cigarettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Medical News

    Electronic cigarettes offer smokers a realistic way to kick their tobacco smoking addiction. In a new study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health , scientists at KU Leuven report that e-cigarettes successfully reduced cravings for tobacco cigarettes, with only minimal side effects.

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  12. Exploring the Neural Effects of Promising Intervention Approaches in AutismRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Nature Neuroscience

    The Neuromotor Rehabilitation Research Group invites PhD applicants for a full-time position exploring the neural effects of promising intervention approaches in autism spectrum disorders . This position is targeted at an integration of clinical, behavioural and neuroscientific research, using medical imaging techniques for the study of the brain of individuals with autism.

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  13. New insights that link Fragile X SyndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Medical News Today

    Fragile X syndrome is the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability , as well as the most frequent monogenic cause of autism spectrum disorders . FXS is caused by the absence or incorrect production of the protein FMRP .

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  14. Study underlines critical role of Fragile X mental retardation protein in brain developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Medical News

    Fragile X syndrome is the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability , as well as the most frequent monogenic cause of autism spectrum disorders . FXS is caused by the absence or incorrect production of the protein FMRP .

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  15. New insights that link Fragile X syndrome and autism spectrum disordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Fragile X syndrome is the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability , as well as the most frequent monogenic cause of autism spectrum disorders . FXS is caused by the absence or incorrect production of the protein FMRP .

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  16. Mark Dyer | Episcopal bishop, 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Philly.com

    The Right Rev. Mark Dyer, 84, an Episcopal bishop who was best known for his work in the church community to address such divisive issues as ordaining women, same-sex marriages, and the ordination of gay and lesbian clergy, died Nov. 11 at his home on the Virginia Theological Seminary campus in Alexandria.

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  17. Four burning questions for David Van Reybrouck, Cundill Prize finalistRead the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | McGill Reporter

    David Van Reybrouck read archaeology and philosophy at the universities of Leuven and Cambridge and holds a doctorate from Leiden. A finalist for the Cundill Prize for Historical Literature for his book, Congo, Van Reybrouck is also the founder of the Brussels Poetry Collective , a plurilingual, multicultural initiative that brings together Brussels-based poets from different ages, styles and backgrounds.

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  18. Scientists may have traced AIDS' originsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | New York Daily News

    A new study purports that the source of the disease is in what today is the capital of Congo. Trade and prostitution are two factors that led it to spread quickly.

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  19. Former Bethlehem Episcopal Bishop Dyer dies at age 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Morning Call

    The Right Rev. J. Mark Dyer, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem from 1982 to 1995, died Tuesday in Alexandria, Va.

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  20. Renovascular Hypertension: To Stent or Not to Stent? [Clinical-Pathological Conference]Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Circulation

    From the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK ; Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research and Department of Medicine, Sir Mortimer B. Davis-Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, PQ, Canada ; Director's Research Group, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia ; Center for Epidemiological Studies and Clinical Trials, Shanghai Institute of Hypertension, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Hypertension, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai, China ; Department of Cardiology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium ; and Studies Coordinating Centre, Research Unit Hypertension and Cardiovascular Epidemiology, KU Leuven Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium and VitaK Research and Development, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands .

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